Posts tagged "Greenhouse Theatre"

EXTENDED Thru Oct 12th "Hank Williams: Lost Highway" (American Blues Theatre): Hank Williams Resurrected

EXTENDED Thru Oct 12th "Hank Williams:  Lost Highway" (American Blues Theatre):  Hank Williams Resurrected
American Blues Theater presents HANK WILLIAMS:  LOST HIGHWAY. I wasn’t a particular fan of Hank Williams until I saw this show.  I thought he was a country singer.  I found out he was a genius.  He informally taught himself to play guitar, write songs and sing a cross-genre of blues meets country on their way... Read more »

"How To Make A Rainbow" (On The Spot Theatre): Brayndick's Personal Affair

"How To Make A Rainbow" (On The Spot Theatre): Brayndick's Personal Affair
On The Spot Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of HOW TO MAKE A RAINBOW. Who was Joseph Cornell? This question popped into my head at lights up. And a thorough answer eludes me despite seeing the play, reading the director’s notes and googling the guy. He was a self taught American artist. He produced... Read more »

"Beautiful Broken" (Broken Nose Theatre): Simply Light, Lovely...and Long

"Beautiful Broken" (Broken Nose Theatre):  Simply Light, Lovely...and Long
Broken Nose Theatre presents the world premiere of BEAUTIFUL BROKEN.  Paul is haunted by a ghost.  Bridgette is haunted by her past.  Onstage is the story of “Romeo & Juliet.” Backstage is the story of Paul & Bridgette.  This is a play about the relationships that happen in a theatre company once the acting stops. ... Read more »
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"Side Effects May Include..." (MadKap Productions): A Pleasant Buzz!

"Side Effects May Include..." (MadKap Productions):  A Pleasant Buzz!
MadKap Productions presents SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE…. .  Phil is a stand-up comic.  His job is to be funny.  People pay him to make them laugh.  When his wife is diagnosed with Parkinson’s, his life gets real serious, real fast.  Where’s the joke in a debilitating disease? What’s so amusing about taking drugs?  SIDE EFFECTS... Read more »

"You Never Can Tell" (Remy Bumppo): Introducing the Dazzling Duo of Miller and Weisman

"You Never Can Tell" (Remy Bumppo):  Introducing the Dazzling Duo of Miller and Weisman
Remy Bumppo presents YOU NEVER CAN TELL.  It’s circa 1895. The Clandons are on holiday at a seaside resort.  Mrs. Clandon, a single parent, has raised her daughter Gloria and the twins, Dolly and Philip, to be independent, broad thinkers.  When Dolly gets a tooth pulled, her dentist, Valentine, dislodges plenty of stuff to chew... Read more »

"Seascape" (Remy Bumppo): Thought-provoking Deconstruction and Evolution

"Seascape" (Remy Bumppo):  Thought-provoking Deconstruction and Evolution
CHARLIE:  It’s called flux.  And it’s always going on; right now, to all of us. SARAH (shy):  Is it…is it for the better? CHARLIE:  Is it for the better?  I don’t know.  Progress is a set of assumptions. Remy Bumppo presents SEASCAPE. Nancy and Charlie are a couple with grown children.  Sarah and Leslie are... Read more »
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"Adrift" (Polarity Ensemble): Needs to Venture Deeper

"Adrift" (Polarity Ensemble):  Needs to Venture Deeper
“When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.”  -William Shakespeare Polarity Ensemble Theatre, in association with Azusa Productions, presents the world premiere of ADRIFT.  Isaac has daddy issues.  His father was traumatized by his wife’s death and the Viet Nam War.  And Isaac wasn’t always... Read more »

"My First Time" (Broken Nose Theatre): Chicken Soup for the Soul -Virgin Edition

"My First Time" (Broken Nose Theatre):  Chicken Soup for the Soul -Virgin Edition
#133.  First steps. First tooth. First job. First car. People like to celebrate the *first* as a milestone of things to come.  We mark the moment so we can look back fondly and enjoy it even better in hindsight. Broken Nose Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of MY FIRST TIME.  In1998, www.myfirsttime.com was created to... Read more »

"Exit, Pursued By A Bear" (Theatre Seven): Witty and Cautionary Tale

"Exit, Pursued By A Bear" (Theatre Seven):  Witty and Cautionary Tale
“Why did I stay with him?  I’m broke.  I’m stuck.  I’m scared!”    -Nan Carter #130. Theatre Seven of Chicago presents the Chicago premiere of EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR.  Nan is abused by her husband.  She is finally leaving him.  Her departure strategy includes a stripper, a cheerleader and a bear. Before she goes, Nan wants... Read more »
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"In The Heart of America" (Theatre Seven): Dark Swirling Abyss of Armed Forces

"In The Heart of America" (Theatre Seven):  Dark Swirling Abyss of Armed Forces
#45. Last year, Eclipse Theatre celebrated their Naomi Wallace season.  I enjoyed both “One Flea Spare” and “The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek.”  So, I am eager to experience more of Ms. Wallace’s talents. Theatre Seven presents IN THE HEART OF AMERICA.   Lue Ming is Vietnamese.  She goes to visit America.  She’s looking for the... Read more »