Posts tagged "City Lit Theatre"

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 »

"Caucasian Chalk Circle" (Promethean Ensemble): Melodius Buffoonery

"Caucasian Chalk Circle" (Promethean Ensemble):  Melodius Buffoonery
Promethean Ensemble presents CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE.  This is a musical parable.  It’s about life happenings that change a person’s direction. When Grusha’s employer is beheaded, his wife flees leaving behind their baby.  Reluctantly, Grusha rescues and raises the baby. When her soldier fiance returns from the revolution, he finds out about her kid and her... Read more »

"Fuddy Meers" (Ka-Tet Theatre): "50 First Dates" goes "Overboard" on its way to "Fargo"

"Fuddy Meers" (Ka-Tet Theatre): "50 First Dates" goes "Overboard" on its way to "Fargo"
Ka-Tet Theatre presents FUDDY MEERS.  Claire wakes up daily to a new world. Every day for two years, she greets the unfamiliar.  She doesn’t know her husband, her son, her name.  She has post traumatic amnesia.   She relies on a memory book, detailing her life, to get her through the day.  Every night, she goes... Read more »
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State Street (City Lit Theatre): Intersection of Cute and Ordinary

State Street (City Lit Theatre):  Intersection of Cute and Ordinary
#125. In the 1800‘s, my ancestors migrated from Ireland to Chicago.  They chose it to be their hometown.  In the 1900’s, I chose it to be my hometown.  History and folklore of all- things-Chicago interest me.   So, a new musical about my hometown directed by Second City’s legendary Sheldon Patinkin?  Yes, please! City Lit Theatre presents the... Read more »