Posts tagged "Cyd Blakewell"

"Mine" (Gift Theatre): Gripping Content and Authentic Acting

"Mine" (Gift Theatre):  Gripping Content and Authentic Acting
A woman is grunting in the dark.  The lights come up to showcase Mari in labor.  She is surrounded by a man and two women coaxing her through the delivery process.  She is submerged in a rubber wading pool.  On the side of the oversized blown-up monstrosity, it says ‘birthpool in a box.‘  Already, this... Read more »

"We Live Here" (Theatre Seven): Writers Adapt to Chicago

"We Live Here" (Theatre Seven):  Writers Adapt to Chicago
When I’m returning from the mothercountry (Indiana) after a holiday or family what-not, I like to get off I90 at the Stony Island exit.  I meander through the ancient World Fair grounds, graze Hyde Park, and settle onto the Drive.  It’s the most scenic jaunt of my journey!  My favorite moment is coming around a... Read more »