Posts tagged "Don Bender"

EXTENDED Thru Nov 24th "The Killer Angels" (Lifeline Theatre): A Lifeline Achievement

EXTENDED Thru Nov 24th "The Killer Angels" (Lifeline Theatre):  A Lifeline Achievement
A textbook tells the facts.  A movie showcases the action.  This play embodies the true human struggle of the Civil War.  It’s like a reenactment, but instead of reliving glorified battlefield maneuvers, it focuses on the men making the historical decisions.  This insider’s perspective shows the conflict, the doubt, and the hope of a nation... Read more »

"The Woman in White" (Lifeline Theatre): The Best Book I (kind of) Read in a Long Time

"The Woman in White" (Lifeline Theatre):  The Best Book I (kind of) Read in a Long Time
#183. As the leaves change and the temperature drops, I long to curl up with a good book.  I want to be completely engrossed in another world, another time, another life. With all the multiple distractions vying for my attention, *curling up* turns into stolen reading moments:  a chapter during the drying cycle, a few... Read more »

"Count of Monte Cristo" (Lifeline Theatre): This Masterpiece can't be put down!

         On a rainy Sunday afternoon, I cuddled up with a blanket and became completely engrossed in a classic tale of vengeance.  Lifeline Theatre presents a world premiere adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo. On the day of his wedding, Edmond is dragged from the church and falsely imprisoned.  During his incarceration,... Read more »
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Review "The Sign of the Four": Sherlock Can't Solve This One!

  Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of June 17th  Narrated by Joshua Volkers   City Lit Theater presents THE SIGN OF THE FOUR Reviewed by Katy Walsh It was a foggy night.  Streetlights eerily glowed through a wet mist.  A mystery beckoned from the second floor.  It was a perfect night... Read more »

Review "Frost/Nixon": Political Corruption at Its Finest

Timeline Theatre Company presents       FROST/NIXON At 615 W. Wellington Avenue Written by Peter Morgan Directed by Louis Contey Buy Tickets Thru October 10th Running Time:  One hour and fifty minutes with no intermission   Reviewed by Katy Walsh   Timeline Theatre Company’s tagline is yesterday’s stories, today’s topic.  In the wake of... Read more »