Posts tagged "Clay Sanderson"

"Purple Heart" (Redtwist Theatre): Beats Irregularly

"Purple Heart" (Redtwist Theatre):  Beats Irregularly
Redtwist Theatre presents PURPLE HEART.  Carla is a drunken mess.  Her husband is dead.  Her son is weird.  And her mother-in-law is overbearing.  She feels trapped in her own home.  When a military guy comes to visit, she expects a casserole.  What she gets is a surprise.  Is this mystery man Carla’s escape from her... Read more »

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 »

"Urinetown the Musical" (Circle Theatre): Funniest Potty Talk Ever!

"Urinetown the Musical" (Circle Theatre):  Funniest Potty Talk Ever!
People start revolutions because they want something that authorities are controlling. Jefferson wanted to declare independence.  Norma Rae wanted to improve factories.  Katniss wanted to feed masses.  Bobby Strong wants to pee free.  Circle Theatre presents URINETOWN THE MUSICAL. After the drought created ‘stink years’, the big UGC conglomerate steps in to regulate urination.  People are forced... Read more »
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Review "BRIGADOON": Love It Before It Vanishes!

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of June 10th  Narrated by Joshua Volkers Light Opera Works presents BRIGADOON At Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson, Evanston Reviewed by Katy Walsh On vacation, an American falls for a Scottish lass.  Complications arise when he discovers she won’t be around the morning after.  What happens in... Read more »