Posts tagged ""Follies""

Chicago Theatre Off Book Chats with Sideshow Theatre and Lyric Opera and much more!

It’s another round of Chicago Theatre Off Book on Chicago Independent Radio Project, CHIRP. This week, we review local theatre offerings that are kicking it up, blasting it off, and twanging it down. Later, we’ll chat with Sideshow Theatre and The Lyric Opera of Chicago about the excitement around their 2011/2012 Season. And of course, we’re featuring... Read more »

"Follies" (Chicago Shakespeare Theater): Spectacular Diva-licious Celebration!

"Follies" (Chicago Shakespeare Theater): Spectacular Diva-licious Celebration!
Showgirls have a short shelf life.  With legs up to here, breasts out to there and rhinestones strategically everywhere, these gals flaunt their beautiful assets on stage.  But what happens when the curtain falls?  And how about when the building crumbles? Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman’s FOLLIES.  It’s 1971. Dimitri Weismann... Read more »