Posts tagged "Brett Neveu"

"Detective Partner Hero Villain" (Strawdog Theatre): Existentialist Crisis SuperHero-sized

"Detective Partner Hero Villain" (Strawdog Theatre): Existentialist Crisis SuperHero-sized
Hugen Hall, in affiliation with Strawdog Theatre presents the World Premiere of  DETECTIVE PARTNER HERO VILLAIN.  Playwright Brett Neveu showcases an existentialist crisis superhero-sized. Neveu’s story intrigues for its quirky entanglements.  His dialogue is smart. Imagine if Woody Allen had written “The Incredibles,” that’s the DPHV banter.  The conversations are soul-searching quirky but witty, comic... Read more »

EXTENDED Thru Dec 15 "The Opponent" (A Red Orchid Theatre): Bonafide Winner!

EXTENDED Thru Dec 15 "The Opponent" (A Red Orchid Theatre):  Bonafide Winner!
A Red Orchid Theatre presents the world premiere of ensemble member Brett Neveu’s THE OPPONENT.  It’s the day of the big fight.  Donell is a boxer heading to New Orleans for a pay-per-view match. He’s hit the big time.  Donell is planning to kick off his undefeated career tonight.  As Donell chats about cars and mansions,... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Trainspotting USA, Mary Arrchie, Chicago Shakes, A Red Orchid, IRVINE WELSH and more!

Off Book Chats Up Trainspotting USA, Mary Arrchie, Chicago Shakes, A Red Orchid, IRVINE WELSH and more!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Sunday in the Park with George” by Chicago Shakespeare Theater, “Geography of a Horse Dreamer” by Mary Arrchie Theatre, “HooDoo Love” by Collective Theatre.  Special Guests:  Brett Neveu, Playwright of “The Opponent” and A Red Orchid Theatre company member Writer Irvine Welsh and Actor Shane Kenyon on “Trainspotting USA” And of course, we have a new Got A Minute? segment... Read more »
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Off Book Chats Up Cor Theatre, Steppenwolf, Sideshow, The Hypocrites, The Factory and more!

Off Book Chats Up Cor Theatre, Steppenwolf, Sideshow, The Hypocrites, The Factory and more!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Ren Faire: Fistful of Ducats” by The Factory Theatre , “Savageland” by Nothing Special Productions , “The Fall of the House of Usher” by The Hypocrites and “Idomeneus” by Sideshow Theatre.  And our Special Guests are Tosha Fowler and Victoria DeIorio, co-founders at Cor Theatre plus actor and director for “Skin Tight” and Erica Daniels, Associate Artistic Director and Casting Director at Steppenwolf Theatre.  And of course, we have... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Goodman, Babes of Blades, Mary Arrchie and much more!

Off Book Chats Up Goodman, Babes of Blades, Mary Arrchie and much more!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:  “Electra” at Mary Arrchie Theatre  “A Steady Rain” at Chicago Commercial Collective  and “Crowns” at Goodman Theatre . And we have Special Guests:  Leigh Barrett, Artistic Director of Babes with Blades and Marketta P. Wilder, starring as Yolanda in “Crowns” at Goodman Theatre .  And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.     ... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Lookingglass, Mortar, The Hypocrites, Teatro Luna, Rivendell and more!

Chicago Theatre Off Book chats about three new theatre openings during the review round-up:  “Romeo Juliet” by The Hypocrites, “Living Large in a Mini Way” byTeatro Luna, and “Crooked” by Rivendell Theatre.  Next, we chat with Rachel Edwards Harvith, Ensemble member at Mortar Theatre  and Andrew White, Artistic Director at Lookingglass Theatre. And of course, we have two new “Got A Minute?” episodes. Plus, coming soon… Chicago Theatre... Read more »
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Off Book Chats Up The Factory, Lifeline, Chicago Shakes, Theater Wit, Goodman and More!

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “The Iceman Cometh” at Goodman Theatre,“Pride and Prejudice” at Lifeline Theatre, “Tigers Sit Still” at Theatre Wit, and “Timon of Athens” at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.  Then, we chat with Scott Oken, Artistic Director at The Factory, director of “White Trash Wedding and a Funeral”, Mike Beyer, Ensemble member at The Factory, writer of “White Trash Wedding and a Funeral”, and Debra Ehrhardt, “Jamaica, Farewell” one woman show at Chopin Theatre.  And... Read more »

Off Book Chats with Next Theatre, Strawdog Theatre and much more!

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies.  In addition, we chat with Mary Ann Thebus, actress starring in Next Theatre’s “After the Revolution” and Brandon Bruce, Artistic Director at Strawdog Theatre .  And of course, we have two new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights. This April 6, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by UPTOWN FAN. Shot word of the day:  “actor(s)”... Read more »

Off Book chats with Chicago Shakes, Lifeline and much more!

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings at The Hypocrites, Lifeline Theatre and Chicago Shakespeare Theater.   In addition, we chat with Lifeline’s Playwright Chris Hainsworth and Chicago Shakes’ Casting Director Bob Mason.   And of course, we have two new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights. Plus, don’t forget to mark your calendar for the 2011 Honor Awards PARTY, February 28th, 8pm-10pm at The Oracle Theatre,... Read more »
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Off Book Chats with Collaboraction, A Red Orchid and Much More!

Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing fairytales and sexual revolution shows at Lifeline Theatre and The Oracle Theare.  In addition, we chat about upcoming shows at Collaboraction Theatre and A Red Orchid Theatre with Anthony Mosley and Brett Neveu.  And of course, we have two new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.  Have a listen! This episode of Chicago... Read more »