Posts tagged "Chelsea Warren"

"HESPERIA" (Writers Theatre): Promised Land within a Gated Community

"HESPERIA" (Writers Theatre):  Promised Land within a Gated Community
#24.  I’m in the closet about religion.  Sixteen years of Catholic education has taught me that spirituality is best actualized on Sundays, DHO (days of holy obligation) or at home.  I’ve sat through lively dinner parties where conversation topics are intellectual, financial, political or sexual… but never spiritual.  People in my circles don’t talk about... Read more »

WANT (Steppenwolf Theatre): First Look!

Time Out Theatre Editor Kris Vire told me once that he always inserts into his hectic review schedule new companies and new shows.  Despite being in demand on the established theatre season circuit, Kris likes to be in the audience for inaugural productions.  He wants to see the next big thing when it launches… new actor, new... Read more »

"The Thirteen Clocks" (Lifeline Theatre): Solid-Packed Sixty Minutes!

"The Thirteen Clocks" (Lifeline Theatre): Solid-Packed Sixty Minutes!
What time is it? 4:50… forever!  Lifeline Theatre presents THE THIRTEEN CLOCKS.  The evil duke has killed time.  There is now a curse over the kingdom.  A princess is trapped in the castle.  She’s the niece of the evil duke.  Not really, she’s the kidnapped daughter of a king.  A minstrel wants to save her... Read more »

"The Kid Thing" (About Face Theatre): Smart Script more than Baby Talk!

  Tick tock!  A thirty-something woman hears the escalating sounds of a stopwatch counting down her reproductive days.  Multiply this by four women in committed relationships, the deafening noise is a real cluster-clock!  About Face Theatre andChicago Dramatists present The Kid Thing.  Good friends gather for a casual dinner party.  They debate Michael Jackson’s merits as a parent.  What... Read more »

Review "The Metal Children": A Writer's Fantasy Nightmare!

Audio podcast available on ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for April 17th  Narrated by Joshua Volkers Next Theatre presentsTHE METAL CHILDREN At 927 Noyes Street, EvanstonWritten by Adam RappDirected by Joanie Shultz Thursdays at 7:30pmFridays and Saturdays at 8pmSundays at 2pmSaturdays (April 23, 30 and May 7) at 4pmThru May 8thBuy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and... Read more »

Review "A Brief History of Helen of Troy": Not So Pretty Dark Comedy

Steep Theatre presentsA BRIEF HISTORY OF HELEN OF TROY Written by Mark SchultzDirected by Joanie SchultzThru  October 30th Buy TicketsRunning time:  One hour and forty minutes with no intermission   Reviewed by Katy Walsh   ‘Porn and I are a good match.’  A teenage girl tries to get her guidance counselor on board with her... Read more »