Posts tagged "Irish American Heritage Center"

"A Moon for the Misbegotten" (Seanachai Theatre): Whiskey-Soaked Unrequited Possibilities

#62.  The other day, I heard a story about Eugene O’Neill.  I’ve been reading a lot about his tragic life.  He had three wives, alcoholism, and depression.  His two sons committed suicide.  He disowned his daughter when she hooked up with Charlie Chaplin.  His brother drank himself to death.  Eugene O’Neill’s life was one long,... Read more »

St. Nicholas (Seanachai Theatre Company): One Critic Show Draws Blood

Once upon a time, I reviewed this show.  I became obsessed with an actor.  So, I crashed the cast party.  I got so totally wasted that I passed out in the park.  When I woke up, I stumbled into a house of vampires.  Alright, so it didn’t really happen to ME but it’s someone’s story. ... Read more »

"The Shadow of a Gunman" (Seanachai Theatre Company): Harmless Pretend Turns Deadly Reality

Writers pretending to be someone else to impress a potential love interest.  There should *never* be a law against that.  Seanachai Theatre Company presents The Shadow of a Gunman.  In 1920, a poet moves into a Dublin tenement.  He is mistaken for an Irish Republican.  Unlike the American faction, these republicans are the liberal rogues.  Four years earlier,... Read more »
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Review "That Was Then": Past and Present Collide to Change People

Seanachai Theatre Company presents THAT WAS THEN At Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox   Written by Gerard Stembridge Directed by Carolyn Klein Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30pm Sundays at 3pm Thru April 3rd Buy Tickets Running Time:  One hour and forty-five minutes includes a ten minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Contemporary vs... Read more »

Review "The Weir": Pints of Laughs with Shots of Shivers!

Seanachai Theatre Company presents       THE WEIR At The Irish American Heritage Center 4626 N. Knox, Chicago Written by Conor McPherson Directed by Matt Miller Thru October 17th Buy Tickets Running Time:  95 minutes with no intermission   Reviewed by Katy Walsh   Your man and his eejit seanachais cod with a blow-in... Read more »