Posts tagged "Calamity West"

EXTENDED THRU Dec 14th "The Peacock" (Jackalope Theatre): Clever Writers' Story

EXTENDED THRU Dec 14th "The Peacock" (Jackalope Theatre):  Clever Writers' Story
Jackalope Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of THE PEACOCK. Playwright Calamity West pens an ode to writers.  Her story focuses on the construction of a story. Set in 1946, four guys and a gal compete for their professor’s favor.  West’s dialogue is an intriguing cerebral tickler.  From the start, curiosity is peaked.  A one-legged... Read more »

"Grimm Fest" (First Floor Theater): Chicago Goes Grimm!

"Grimm Fest" (First Floor Theater): Chicago Goes Grimm!
First Floor Theater presents GRIMM FEST A couple of years ago, I was intrigued that not one but two television shows were dedicated to fairy tales.  “Once Upon a Time” and “Grimm” weren’t targeted to kids.  They were adult dramas anchored in childhood stories.  I watched both for awhile impressed by the complete opposite approaches... Read more »

"The Gacy Play" (Sideshow Theatre): Andy Luther is a Serial Killer! ...I'm just saying.

#138. As a single woman with skin that would make a nice dress, I’ve survived murder by putting people into two categories:  serial killers and the others. On the bus, at a restaurant, in the next door apartment: killers have to commute, eat, live… somewhere.   Being aware of this basic truth keeps me alive.  I... Read more »
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Off Book Chats Up Mary Arrchie, Sideshow, Lookingglass, Goodman, About Face, Strange Tree and More

Off Book Chats Up Mary Arrchie, Sideshow, Lookingglass, Goodman, About Face, Strange Tree and More
Chicago Theatre Off Book chats about three new theatre openings during the review round-up: “Immediate Family” at GoodmanTheatre and About Face Theatre, “Eastland:  A New Musical” at Lookingglass Theatre, and “Goodbye Cruel World” at Strange Tree Group Theatre.  And our special guests are Calamity West, Playwright “The Gacy Play” at Sideshow Theatre, Richard Cotovsky, Founding... Read more »