16th Street Theater presents Broken Fences. Three artistic directors, Ann Filmer (16th Street), Ilesa Duncan (Pegasus Players), and Daniel Bryant (Congo Square) unite for this multi-layered look at a neighborhood’s footprint in the past, present and future. Read the rest of my review at Chicago Theater Beat.
Broken Nose Theatre presents the world premiere of BEAUTIFUL BROKEN. Paul is haunted by a ghost. Bridgette is haunted by her past. Onstage is the story of “Romeo & Juliet.” Backstage is the story of Paul & Bridgette. This is a play about the relationships that happen in a theatre company once the acting stops. ... Read more »
#148. Every once in awhile, I run into someone I haven’t seen in years. Inside, I’m momentarily transfixed by their agedness. Outwardly, I try to compose a polite nicety. I say to them, ‘you look fabulous!‘ I think to myself, ‘you got old… really old!‘ I like to pretend I didn’t…. didn’t age! I color... Read more »
Kibitzing with Gentiles and Nazis in Suburbia Chicago Dramatists presents The Invasion of Skokie Written by Steven Peterson Directed by Richard Perez at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago (map) through October 10th | tickets: $32 | more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh It’s 1978. The preservation of the Jewish heritage is... Read more »