Halloween is always a spookfest. Neighborhoods, bars and theaters channel their inner ghoul. The Chicago Mammals have gotten into the holiday spirit presenting their own twist on a classic. Adapter and director Bob Fisher follows up last year’s successful All Girl Moby Dick (our review) with an all female driven Frankenstein. Read the rest of my review at Chicago Theater Beat.
LiveWire Chicago Theatre, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), presents the Chicago premiere of A Permanent Image. Bo lives 3,000 miles from his parents. Ally’s home is only three hours away. Neither sibling has seen their folks in a few years. Their father’s death brings them home for the holidays. When... Read more »
Theatre Seven of Chicago presents the professional world premiere of American Storm. In 1962, a young horse surprises an entire town with his speed. Sounds like the perfect holiday heart-warming story!? Well, add in an autistic boy, a Kennedy-chasing socialite, an eating disorder jockey, a smart ass kid, a corporate guy, a government man, a vet, a... Read more »
“The aesthetic model that I was thinking of when we were talking about the decision to close was the last frame of Calvin and Hobbes. That way of ending a mission and completing a body of work…so the work will always have integrity and it won’t seep away or we won’t try and change it into... Read more »
LiveWire Chicago presents HIDEOUS PROGENYAt DCA Storefront Theatre, 66 E. RandolphWritten by Emily DendingerDirected by Jessica HutchinsonThru September 26th Buy TicketsRunning Time: Two hours and fifteen minutes includes a ten minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Romanticists and lovers share wine and poetry at a Switzerland villa. Prolonged rainstorms quarantine the group inside where the... Read more »