Posts tagged ""Electra""

Off Book Chats Up Goodman, Babes of Blades, Mary Arrchie and much more!

Off Book Chats Up Goodman, Babes of Blades, Mary Arrchie and much more!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:  “Electra” at Mary Arrchie Theatre  “A Steady Rain” at Chicago Commercial Collective  and “Crowns” at Goodman Theatre . And we have Special Guests:  Leigh Barrett, Artistic Director of Babes with Blades and Marketta P. Wilder, starring as Yolanda in “Crowns” at Goodman Theatre .  And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.     ... Read more »

"Electra" (Mary Arrchie Theatre): Brilliant AND Annoying

"Electra" (Mary Arrchie Theatre):  Brilliant AND Annoying
“I do hate Greek drama where everything happens off stage.” -Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey Well, Mags, there is a whole lot of stuff going on stage in this Greek drama. #140.  Mary Arrchie Theatre, in association with Illinois State University, presents ELECTRA. Family dysfunction never goes out of style.  Plays written as early as 410 BC put... Read more »