Posts tagged "Elise Kauzlaric"

EXTENDED Thru Feb 1 "The Seafarer" (Seanachai Theatre): The Drunken Holiday Show Alternative

EXTENDED Thru Feb 1 "The Seafarer" (Seanachai Theatre):  The Drunken Holiday Show Alternative
Seanachai Theatre presents THE SEAFARER. It’s Christmas time.  Richard plans to spend the holiday blind-stinking drunk…literally. Brad Armacost (Richard) is a boozer who lost his eyesight.  No one in Chicago plays a sloshed Irishman more charming than Armacost.  In The Seafarer, Armacost is hilariously inebriated.  A vivid storyteller, Armacost has this marvelous ability to draw the audience in... Read more »

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 »
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EXTENDED Thru July 8th"Pride and Prejudice" (Lifeline Theatre): I Fell Hard for This Show!

EXTENDED Thru July 8th"Pride and Prejudice" (Lifeline Theatre):  I Fell Hard for This Show!
#96.  In the olden days, before internet Kardashians and Brangelinas, people amused themselves speculating about their neighbors.  They would judge the townsfolk’s actions, motives and prospects.  Pre-reality shows, people’s antics were still exploited for the entertainment of the bored.  It was just closer to home. Lifeline Theatre presents an adaptation of Jane Austen’s PRIDE AND... Read more »

"Motion" (Signal Ensemble): A Winner!

#21.  Next Sunday’s Super Bowl officially ends the football season.   The last tailgate party will be pulling out of the lot.  Suddenly, fans will find time on their clock as they get benched.  Where can diehards go for a post-season football fix? Signal Ensemble Theatre presents the world premiere of Motion.  Diane is the new GM for... Read more »

"The Shadow of a Gunman" (Seanachai Theatre Company): Harmless Pretend Turns Deadly Reality

Writers pretending to be someone else to impress a potential love interest.  There should *never* be a law against that.  Seanachai Theatre Company presents The Shadow of a Gunman.  In 1920, a poet moves into a Dublin tenement.  He is mistaken for an Irish Republican.  Unlike the American faction, these republicans are the liberal rogues.  Four years earlier,... Read more »
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Review "Arnie The Doughnut": DELICIOUS!

  Audio Podcast available on ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for week of April 3rd Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Lifeline Theatre KidSeries    presents ARNIE THE DOUGHNUT At 6912 N. Glenwood Based on the book by Laurie Keller Adapted by Frances Limoncelli Music and lyrics by George Howe Directed by Elise Kauzlaric Saturdays and Sundays... Read more »

Review "Wuthering Heights": This Show Captivates from Preface to Epilogue!

Lifeline Theatre presents WUTHERING HEIGHTSAt 6912 N. GlenwoodWritten by Emily BronteAdapted for the stage by Christina CalvitDirected by Elise KauzlaricThru October 31st Buy TicketsRunning time:  Two hours and thirty minutes includes a ten minute intermission and delayed start Reviewed by Katy Walsh Cathy and Heathcliff:  soulmates destined for eternity!  It’s not quite the pretty ‘happily... Read more »

Review "Neverwhere": Desired Destination!

Lifeline Theatre presents NEVERWHEREat 6912 N. Glenwood Based on Neil Gaiman’s novel “Neverwhere”Adapted by Robert Kauzlaric Directed by Paul S. Holmquist Thru July 18thBuy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and thirty minutes includes a ten minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh The term ‘mind the gap’ takes on new meaning as an unsuspecting nobody slips through... Read more »
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