Posts tagged "Carmen Roman"

"Collected Stories": (American Blues Theatre): The Story is The Story

"Collected Stories":  (American Blues Theatre):  The Story is The Story
A writer writing about writers struggling to tell their story has an amusing symmetry.  In an ode to his craft, Playwright Donald Margulies explores multiple themes.  Margulies illustrates the relationship of two writers over a six year period, starting out teacher to student before evolving.  Carmen Roman (Ruth) becomes mentor, employer, mother, contender.  And Gwendolyn Whiteside (Lisa) becomes a writer.  Margulies... Read more »

Review "Circle Mirror Transformation": Inside the Actor's Studio

“Circle Mirror Transformation” Takes Audiences Behind the Curtain   Reviewed By Katy Walsh The acting is brilliant in this production in which actors play people who are trying to be actors. It’s a two-hour, no-intermission staged reality show about theatre. A community center offers a 6-week creative drama course. A free-spirited teacher takes a class... Read more »

"Madagascar" EXTENDS THRU Feb 27th: Fantasy Mystery Rivets

Next Theatre Company presents MADAGASCARAt 927 Noyes Street in EvanstonWritten by J.T. RogersDirected by Kimberly SeniorThursdays at 7:30pmFridays and Saturdays at 8pmSundays at 2pm Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours with a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘Find the connection, that’s how you unravel a mystery.’  Three people. One room.  Alone. Together.  Next Theatre... Read more »