Posts tagged "Caffeine Theatre"

Chicago Theatre Off Book chats up Doyle and Debbie, Caffeine Theatre, Teatro Vista and Next Theatre

It’s another round of Chicago Theatre Off Book on Chicago Independent Radio Project, CHIRP. This week, we review local theatre offerings looking at life in 1670’s England, 2011’s Inner City, 1950’s Americana.  Special guests, country singing sensations Doyle and Debbie are in the studio sharing their backstories and songs from The Doyle & Debbie Show.  I’ll tell you... Read more »

"OR" (Caffeine Theatre): See OR…. or you’ll regret it!

Real or imagined.  Fact or fiction.  Truth or fabrication. Writers craft words together to tell a story.  Each word is chosen for a purpose.  Sequenced together in sentences, every word has the potential to change the meaning.  For a writer, it’s not as important to be black or white, as long as it’s read.  Caffeine... Read more »


THE VOTES ARE IN! The 2010 Honor Awards will be presented to 10 winners in 10 categories for his/her exceptional contribution to the Chicago theatre experience last year.  The first tier of voting has determined finalists in each category.  This final round of voting will conclude on February 21st.  Please vote for your favorites and spread the word!... Read more »

Review "Boojum! Nonsense, Truth and Lewis Carroll": What a Head Trip!

    Caffeine Theatre and Chicago Opera Vanguard present     BOOJUM! Nonsense, Truth and Lewis Carroll     Books/Lyrics/Music by Martin Wesley-Smith & Peter Wesley-Smith Directed by Jimmy McDermott at DCA Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph (map) through Dec 19  |  tickets: $15-$25  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh Drawing from the creative genius of... Read more »

"Nonsense", "Hood" with "Dresses" before "Christmas" then "Auctioning" off "Cats"!

Before giving thanks, stuffing myself with Chicago theatre feast.   11.18.10  Boojum! Nonsense, Truth and Lewis Carroll by Caffeine Theatre at DCA Storefront 11.19.10  Robin Hood by Piccolo Theatre 11.20.10  100 Dresses by Chicago Children’s Theatre at NorthShore Center 11.20.10  Civil War Christmas at Northlight Theatre 11.21.10  Auctioning the Ainsleys by Dog & Pony at The Building Stage 11.21.10  Cats by Theo... Read more »

Review "Wild Nights with Emily": Sexy, Witty, Conspiracy Theory

Caffeine Theatre presents Wild Nights with Emily At Lincoln Square Arts Center (Berry Methodist Church), 4754 N. Levitt Written by Madeleine Olnek Directed by Meghan Beals McCarthy Thru April 11th Buy Tickets Running Time: 90 minutes with no intermission Wild nights! Wild nights! Were I with thee, Wild nights should be Our luxury! Futile the... Read more »

Review "Under Milkwood": Listen Up!

Under Milk WoodCaffeine Theatre at theStorefront TheatreChicago, IllinoisSeptember 3, 2009REMOUNT August 4th – 8th at Theatre on the Lake, 2401 N. Lake Shore Drive   Husband plotting his wife’s murder, blind sea captain reminiscing with his favorite whore ghost, dead woman henpecking both of her dead husbands, Under Milk Wood is a story of the... Read more »