Posts tagged "Eric Roach"

Namosaur! (The Factory Theatre): Warped, Wack-a-do, Wild, Jungle Lovin'

Namosaur! (The Factory Theatre): Warped, Wack-a-do, Wild, Jungle Lovin'
It’s war time.  And the Viet Cong isn’t the only thing to fear.  There is a mad scientist, CIA psycho, Big Foot and un-fossilized creatures. A special military unit is deployed to uncover the covert operation. Their mission is a little bit dangerous and whole lot zany. Playwright Scott Oken mashes together a “Platoon” meets “Jurassic Park”... Read more »

2012 Non-Equity JEFF Award WINNERS

2012 Non-Equity JEFF Award WINNERS
Before the 2012 Non-Equity Jeff  Awards were announced,  Chicago Theatre Off Book had a special double edition dedicated to all things JEFF.  It’s more fun to listen to it but here’s the scorecard on bets and winners. 2012 Non-Equity Jeff Award Predictions & Winners: Predicted by:  Bob Bullen -9 winners, Anderson Lawfer -7 winners, Eric Roach... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Raven, Northlight, Hell in a Handbag, Mortar and 2012 Jeff Award Predictions

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is a *SPECIAL DOUBLE* edition.  First, we review openings at theatres around the area: “Bang the Drum Slowly” at Raven Theatre, “[title of show]“ at Northlight Theatre, “Sexy Baby” at Hell in a Handbag, “Bombs, Babes and Bingo” at Mortar Theatre.  Then, our special guests predict the 2012 Non-Equity Jeff Awards.  Awards to be announced on June 4th at Park West.  And coming soon…... Read more »
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"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 »

Review "Lakeboat": Mamet's Bunch of Bull Ship

Steep Theatre presents LAKEBOAT At 1115 W. Berwyn Written by David Mamet Directed by G.J. Cederquist Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm Thru February 26th Buy Tickets Running time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission.   Reviewed by Katy Walsh   ‘I knew a guy who ate a chair because no one stopped him.’ Life on... Read more »

Review "Odd Couple": Filthy Fun... the G-rated Kind!

Raven Theatre presents THE ODD COUPLEAt 6157 N. ClarkWritten by Neil SimonDirected by Michael MenendianThru August 7thBuy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours includes a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘We’re out of cornflakes.  FU’:  a loving note from a roommate?  Raven Theatre presentsTHE ODD COUPLE, a play by Neil Simon.  The Tony Award winning... Read more »
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