Posts tagged "Ike Holter"

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" (Griffin Theatre): W-I-N-N-E-R!

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" (Griffin Theatre):  W-I-N-N-E-R!
Griffin Theatre Company opens its 25th Anniversary Season with The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. C-l-e-v-e-r! Rebecca Feldman originated the improvisational play “C-R-E-P-U-S-C-U-L-E” to be performed by The Farm, an improv troupe in New York. The “Spelling Bee” was then workshopped and developed at the Barrington Stage Company in Massachusetts. With music and lyrics by William Finn, book... Read more »

Unwilling and Hostile Instruments (Theatre Seven): Amalgamation of Chicago Women and History

Unwilling and Hostile Instruments (Theatre Seven): Amalgamation of Chicago Women and History
Reviewed by Jennifer Benoit-Bryan Theatre Seven presents the Chicago premiere of UNWILLING AND HOSTILE INSTRUMENTS.  The stories of seven women who pushed the boundaries of their times are presented in this production through nine mini plays designed to celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of suffrage in Illinois.  Theatre Seven commissioned nine Chicago playwrights to tell... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up The Inconvenience and Writers Theatre

Off Book Chats Up The Inconvenience and Writers Theatre
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews Writers’ Theatre’s “The Letters.”  Our special guest is The Inconvenience, Artistic Director Christopher Chmelik and playwright & company member Ike Holter. Their mega blockbuster “Hit the Wall” is heading to NYC next month and was also named Chicago Theatre Off Book #1 show in 2012. This January 18, 2013 episode of Chicago Theatre Off... Read more »
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"Hit The Wall" (The Inconvenience): MEGA-Hit The Wall!

#70.  On June 28, 1969, a police raid on NYC’s Stonewall Inn started an insurrection.  Cops had regularly harassed the gay and lesbian clientele in Greenwich Village bars.  On a hot summer night, the people resisted… interrogation, discrimination and persecution.  In this historic moment, they fought back and the gay rights movement was born.  ... Read more »