Posts tagged "Clancy McCartney"

EXTENDED Thru June 23rd The Knowledge (Steep Theatre): Unerring authenticity and can’t-blink intensity – and watch out for Mickey

EXTENDED Thru June 23rd The Knowledge (Steep Theatre): Unerring authenticity and can’t-blink intensity – and watch out for Mickey
Reviewed by Tom Lawler Steep Theatre presents THE KNOWLEDGE. A newbie teacher in a working class town outside of London is given the dog assignment of teaching a class of the underprivileged and underperforming – the kids no one else wants. When we see plucky, wide-eyed Zoe (Caroline Neff, on all cylinders) stumble in on... Read more »

"The Book Thief" (Steppenwolf Theatre): Gray Steals Hearts!

"The Book Thief" (Steppenwolf Theatre):  Gray Steals Hearts!
Steppenwolf Theatre for Young Adults, in partnership with Chicago Public Library’s One Book, One Chicago, presents THE BOOK THIEF.  Leisel’s mother is dead.  Her father is in prison.  She and her brother are being adopted.  En route to their new home, her brother dies. What could possibly be worse than what she has already survived? ... Read more »

EXTENDED Thru 3/11 "Dark Plays Or Stories for Boys" (Collaboraction Theatre): Dark Comedy Amazes and Dazes!

EXTENDED Thru  3/11 "Dark Plays Or Stories for Boys" (Collaboraction Theatre):  Dark Comedy Amazes and Dazes!
#10. At the dawn of the Internet, my friend Jay fell virtually in love… multiple times.  All of his e-relationships ended abruptly usually around the first physical meeting… whether it actually happened or not.  I remember one guy claimed to be a US Olympic gymnast alternate.  Jay was especially intrigued by this chat room turned... Read more »
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