Posts tagged "Emily Nichelson"

"Conversations on a Homecoming" (Strawdog Theatre): Drunken Perfection

"Conversations on a Homecoming" (Strawdog Theatre):  Drunken Perfection
Four friends reconnect over drinks. Sounds like a pleasant evening, right?! Not the way Playwright Tom Murphy tells it. Murphy uses a guy’s hometown return as the impetus for a drunken sh#tstorm. As the drinks go down, the tension goes up and the gloves come off. Murphy’s characters grapple with politics and religion. And just below those... 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 »