Posts tagged "Christopher M. Walsh"

"The Crownless King: Part II" (The House Theatre): The Thrilling and Complicated Adventure Continues

"The Crownless King:  Part II" (The House Theatre):  The Thrilling and Complicated Adventure Continues
The House Theatre of Chicago presents the world premiere of THE CROWNLESS KING:  PART II. The House launched a mythical trilogy last fall with The Iron Stag: Part I.  The three part series follows the quest of an orphaned innocent named Casper.  In Part I, Casper’s identity is discovered.  His claim to the magic hammer... Read more »

"The Three Musketeers" (Lifeline Theatre): Not Quite What I Had Imagined

"The Three Musketeers" (Lifeline Theatre):  Not Quite What I Had Imagined
When Lifeline announced their 2012/2013 season last year, I was immediately excited.  Having seen the talented ensemble in multiple productions, I immediately pre-cast Chris Hainsworth (Athos) and Christopher M. Walsh – no relation (Porthos).  And I eagerly awaited to see the spectacular adventure created by Lifeline.  And even though I was right about casting Hainsworth... Read more »

"The City and The City" (Lifeline Theatre): Appeals to a sci-fi channel lovers

"The City and The City" (Lifeline Theatre): Appeals to a sci-fi channel lovers
Lifeline Theatre presents the world premiere adaptation, THE CITY & THE CITY.  Inspector Tyador Borlu is investigating an American student’s death.  The disfigured student has been found in the gutters in the city of Beszel.  Or is it UI Qoma?  Two cities coexist in the same geographic area.  The citizens of each city are governed... Read more »
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Off Book Chats Up House, Goodman, Lifeline with Chris Walsh

Off Book Chats Up House, Goodman, Lifeline with Chris Walsh
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews “The Magnificents” at The House Theatre of Chicago and “Other Desert Cities” at Goodman Theatre.  Our special guest is Christopher M. Walsh from Lifeline Theatre This February 15, 2013 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance                                                                                                  Shot word of the day: Canada Join us on March 24th, 2pm-5pm,... Read more »

"The Woman in White" (Lifeline Theatre): The Best Book I (kind of) Read in a Long Time

"The Woman in White" (Lifeline Theatre):  The Best Book I (kind of) Read in a Long Time
#183. As the leaves change and the temperature drops, I long to curl up with a good book.  I want to be completely engrossed in another world, another time, another life. With all the multiple distractions vying for my attention, *curling up* turns into stolen reading moments:  a chapter during the drying cycle, a few... Read more »

Chicago Theatre Off Book Chats with Lifeline and Lookingglass plus recent show reviews

 It’s another round of Chicago Theatre Off Book on CHIRP!  This week, we review local theatre offerings about family dysfunction, community dysfunction, and artistic dysfunction. Later, we’ll chat with Lifeline and Lookingglass about the excitement around their 2011/2012 Season. And of course, we’re featuring two local playwrights in our one-minute audio play segment, Got A Minute? Have a listen and... Read more »
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"Count of Monte Cristo" (Lifeline Theatre): This Masterpiece can't be put down!

         On a rainy Sunday afternoon, I cuddled up with a blanket and became completely engrossed in a classic tale of vengeance.  Lifeline Theatre presents a world premiere adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo. On the day of his wedding, Edmond is dragged from the church and falsely imprisoned.  During his incarceration,... Read more »

Review "Louis Slotin Sonata": A Concerto of Science & Religion with Comedic Rhythm!

                          A Red Orchid Theatre presents     Louis Slotin Sonata    Written by Paul Mullin Directed by Karen Kessler A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells (map) through October 24th  |  tickets: $25-$30  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘Tickling the dragon’s... Read more »

Review "Neverwhere": Desired Destination!

Lifeline Theatre presents NEVERWHEREat 6912 N. Glenwood Based on Neil Gaiman’s novel “Neverwhere”Adapted by Robert Kauzlaric Directed by Paul S. Holmquist Thru July 18thBuy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and thirty minutes includes a ten minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh The term ‘mind the gap’ takes on new meaning as an unsuspecting nobody slips through... Read more »
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