Posts tagged "Darrell W. Cox"

Hellcab (Profiles Theatre): Dillion Drives this Cab like a Star

Hellcab (Profiles Theatre):  Dillion Drives this Cab like a Star
Reviewed by Katrina Wyss Profiles Theatre presents Hellcab. Hellcab was a chance to ride alongside a grumpy, yet emotional driver through the streets of Chicago on Christmas Eve. Although the play introduces the audience to many charming and quirky characters portrayed amazingly by actors in just a few minutes on stage. Not many actors can... Read more »

"In God's Hat" (Profiles Theatre): Exactly what Profiles does best

"In God's Hat" (Profiles Theatre): Exactly what Profiles does best
Profiles Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of IN GOD’S HAT. This show kicks off Profiles’ 25th Anniversary Season.  Throughout this performance, my resonating thought was IN GOD’S HAT is pure Profiles.  It’s an edgy drama with bursts of dark comedy about the underbelly of society. The portrayal of humanity is both disgusting and endearing.  ... Read more »

EXTENDED AGAIN THRU February 24th "Hellcab" (Profiles Theatre): Slick Transitions and Memorable Characters

EXTENDED AGAIN THRU February 24th "Hellcab" (Profiles Theatre):  Slick Transitions and Memorable Characters
Profiles Theatre presents Hellcab in its 20th Anniversary production.  It’s Christmas Eve in Chicago. A taxi driver starts his holiday shift picking up church goers at 6:30am and ends it with a late night run to Melrose Diner. In between, it’s a mad parade of drunks and punks in and out of the backseat. The cabdriver is looking... Read more »
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"Sweet and Sad" (Profiles Theatre): Cast is Perfect in Human Imperfection!

"Sweet and Sad" (Profiles Theatre): Cast is Perfect in Human Imperfection!
As adults when all my sisters finally gather around a table for a meal, it’s usually a special occasion of some kind.  It takes a holiday for the four of us to step out of our different worlds and step back into familial.  As the wine is poured, the meal conversation usually eases from surface... Read more »

"In a Forest, Dark and Deep" (Profiles Theatre): Brother vs Sister Smackdown!

"In a Forest, Dark and Deep" (Profiles Theatre): Brother vs Sister Smackdown!
“Truth hurts, don’t it?’ -Bobby and Betty’s family motto #84.  Profiles Theatre presents the American premiere of IN A FOREST, DARK AND DEEP.  Betty needs to move out of her cabin.  She recruits her brother Bobby to pack.  They haven’t spent any time together lately.  Betty thinks Bobby is a loud-mouth, judgmental Neanderthal.  Bobby thinks... Read more »

EXTENDED AGAIN Thru May 27th "Bachelorette" (Profiles Theatre): Mean Girls Grown-up, Coked-up & F#cked-up!

EXTENDED AGAIN Thru May 27th "Bachelorette" (Profiles Theatre): Mean Girls Grown-up, Coked-up & F#cked-up!
#26.  I have been Maid of Honor – 4 times.  I have been a bridesmaid – 3 times.  I have been overweight – all the time. Profiles Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of Bachelorette.  Becky is getting married.  Her Maid of Honor decides to throw a wedding eve bash in Becky’s suite.  She invites Katie and Gena to... Read more »
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"Behanding in Spokane" (Profiles Theatre): Quirky, Dark Comedy

"Behanding in Spokane" (Profiles Theatre): Quirky, Dark Comedy
Irish verses American!  The Irish are storytellers.  They enjoy a pub yarn that is 8 Guinness long.  Americans are a 140-character nation.  They want a story that can be told in a shot. Profile Theatre presents BEHANDING IN SPOKANE.  This 2010 creation marks award-winning Playwright Martin McDonagh’s first play set on American soil.  A mysterious... Read more »

Review "50 WORDS": Describes Marriage Deconstruction with Shocking Intimacy

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of May 20th   Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Profiles Theatre presents50 WORDSAt 4147 N. Broadway Written by Michael WellerDirected by Joe JahrausThursdays and Fridays at 8pmSaturdays at 5pm and 8pmSundays at 7pmThru June 26th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission. Reviewed by Katy Walsh... Read more »

Review "Reasons to be Pretty": A man's quest for inner beauty

    Profiles Theatre presents    reasons to be pretty     Written by Neil LaBute Directed by Rick Snyder  at Profiles Theatre, 4147 N. Broadway (map) thru March 13  |  tickets: $35-$40  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh He will hurt you. He’s a guy. It’s a done deal! Profiles Theatre presents the Chicago premiere... Read more »
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Review "KID SISTER": AKA "Killer Joanne" in Profiles' Successful Franchise!

Profiles Theatre presents KID SISTERAt 4147 N. BroadwayWritten by Will KernDirected by Joe JahrausThursday s, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pmSaturdays at 5pm, Sundays at 7pmThru December 19thBuy TicketsRunning Time:  One hour and twenty-five minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘Hey, little sister, what have you done?‘  You think your sister is bad?!   Profiles Theatre... Read more »