Posts tagged "Jamie Bragg"

"Allotment Annie" (Infusion Theatre): War Bride-zillas

"Allotment Annie" (Infusion Theatre):  War Bride-zillas
Infusion Theatre presents the world premiere of Allotment Annie.  It’s 1944.  Americans are fighting off the Germans overseas.  Meanwhile, war crimes are being committed right here on the home front.  A friendly Poughkeepsie, New York tavern welcomes the military.  Fran and Virginia will dance, screw and marry any service guy that walks in the door.   The gals... Read more »

EXTENDED Thru July 21st "Marat/Sade" (The Right Brain Project): Fascinatingly Wacko!

#124.  What do you need for a successful revolution?  Oppression, passion and a bunch of insane people willing to do anything for the cause. The Right Brain Project presents The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade. It’s France in 1808. ... Read more »

"The Improv Play" (Infusion Theatre): Behind-the-Laughter Look at Chicago Actors

“The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow.”  -Mark Twain #80.  Infusion Theatre Company, in conjunction with DCA Theater, presents the world premiere of The Improv Play.  Walt got the nod.  He’s leaving Chicago’s Second City for “Saturday Night Live.”  His success makes others tally their own comedic situation.  Ben lost his job chasing... Read more »
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"We Are These Hands" (The Right Brain Project): Riveting Futuristic Fantasy!

I recently read the “Hunger Games” series.  I was completely engrossed in this futuristic world.  It’s set in a time where the divide between the destitute and the privilege is massive.  The poor are starving.  The rich are gluttonous.  The disturbing storyline of these books still haunts me.  The government is starving people into submission. ... Read more »

"Pluto is Listening" (Infusion Theatre Company): Timely Fantasy Based in Reality... but whose?

Being labeled a *dwarf* can be hard to take.  Bullying has no earthly boundaries. InFusion Theatre Company presents the world premiere of David Parr’s Pluto Is Listening.  Two kids are drawn into each other’s worlds.  The misfits are outsiders at school.  They dress, talk and act differently than their classmates.  And they are persecuted for it.  When the planet... Read more »