Posts tagged "Eric Burgher"

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 »

"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 »

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 »

"A BEAUTIFUL SPELL" (Rare Terra Theatre): A Couple's Worst Nightmare!

"A BEAUTIFUL SPELL" (Rare Terra Theatre): A Couple's Worst Nightmare!
I use to drink a six pack everyday… of Diet Pepsi.  For years, I couldn’t go too long without an icy cold pop.  In the car, on the couch, at my desk, Diet Pepsi was a constant companion.  One morning, I woke up and declared I no longer drink Diet Pepsi.  No concrete reason just... Read more »

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 »
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2011 REMOUNT "Jailbait": 'Sexual Perversity' Meets 'High School Musical' Sans the Tunes!

REMOUNT at Second Stage, 3408 N. Sheffield, January 13th thru February 27th Profiles Theatre presents  JAILBAITAt 4147 N. Broadway Written by Deirdre O’ConnorDirected by Joe JahrausThru October 17th  Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘When you are 15, everything fun is illegal.’  A nightclub pick-up is riddled with risks:... Read more »

Review "Body Awareness": Rips Off The Skin To Expose The Guts!

Profiles Theatre presents BODY AWARENESSAt 4147 N. BroadwayWritten by Annie BakerDirected by Benjamin ThiemThru June 27th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  One hour and twenty minutes with no intermission Repetitive routines, unusual preoccupation with a particular subject, inability to empathize:  Asperger Syndrome?  Or someone in a ‘bad place’?    Profiles Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of BODY AWARENESS,... Read more »

"Graceland": Not Elvis' Final Resting Place

GRACELANDExtended through August 16thProfiles Theatre4147 N. BroadwayJuly 2, 2009 Buying the house a round and going home and shooting himself. It’s hard to imagine the humor in that scenario. But it’s that mystery of a father’s death that is the catalyst for Graceland‘s witty dialogue about family dysfunction, love woes, and career confusion. I was... Read more »
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