Posts tagged "J. Nicole Brooks"

"Immediate Family" (Goodman Theatre): Comedy, Combat, Compassion Explosion

"Immediate Family" (Goodman Theatre):  Comedy, Combat, Compassion Explosion
#136.  Family manages family.  Siblings grow up together knowing what buttons to push for a reaction.  As adults that knowledge helps us avoid unpleasant confrontation.  As kids, making each other cry is a game.  As grown ups, game playing allows us to sidestep emotional land mines. Goodman Theatre, in association with About Face Theatre, present... Read more »

"Mr. Rickey Calls A Meeting" (Lookingglass Theatre): Take This Meeting!

"Mr. Rickey Calls A Meeting" (Lookingglass Theatre):  Take This Meeting!
#7. When I decide to take a job, I assess the basics.  Does the job description interest me?  Will the pay sustain my lifestyle?  Is the work environment conducive for my personal growth?  It’s all about me and what I need.  It’s a big decision in the moment.  But frankly, if it doesn’t work out,... Read more »

"Fedra" Theatre Review: Not Feeling The Love!

Fedra Lookingglass Theatre Chicago, Illinois October 14, 2009 She loves him but he loves somebody else. She just can’t win! Oh My Afrodite, love stinks! Based on the Greek mythology Phredra, Fedra is set in future Haiti. The queen, Fedra is in love with her stepson, Hippolytus. After her husband, Thesus, is assumed killed in a... Read more »
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