Posts tagged "Jan Ellen Graves"

Clybourne Park (Redtwist Theatre): Provocative and Uproarious

Clybourne Park (Redtwist Theatre): Provocative and Uproarious
Reviewed by Tom Lawler Is Chicago a suitable place to live, prosper and raise your family?  This is a good question, and it depends where you live. It is this “separate but unequal” universe of segregated Chicago neighborhoods that Lorraine Hansberry explored in her 1959 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, A Raisin in the Sun, and in... Read more »

"Broken Glass" (Redwist Theatre): Fragments of Drama

"Broken Glass" (Redwist Theatre):  Fragments of Drama
Redtwist Theatre presents BROKEN GLASS.  It’s 1938.  In Poland, Nazis are destroying Jewish homes and storefronts in the historic Kristallnacht.  In Brooklyn, a woman mysteriously collapses.  Sylvia is paralyzed from the waist down.  The doctors can’t find anything medically wrong with her.  Her husband is distraught.  Her physician is intrigued.  And she is obsessed… with... Read more »

"The Cripple of Inishmaan" (Redtwist Theatre): Masterful Storytelling by OUR Locals

#107. The thing about the Irish is we enjoy a good story.  The bigger the yarn, the bigger the appeal.  We amuse ourselves and each other with vivid tales of things that actually happened, could have happened or we wanted to happen. And we find stories are best told with a pint of humor and... Read more »
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EXTENDED Thru Jan 29th "Opus" (Redtwist Theatre): Magnum OPUS...Bravo!

I played the clarinet in grade school.  I loved music and wanted to be part of creating it.  When a bass clarinet was discovered in the school basement, I was asked to play it.  Since it was old, I was told if I didn’t think I’d get the note to not try for it.  This... Read more »

Review "Man From Nebraska": Guy Interrupted!

Audio Podcast available on ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for week of April 10th Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Redtwist Theatre presents  MAN FROM NEBRASKA At 1044 W. Bryn Mawr Written by Tracy Letts Directed by Andrew Jessop Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm Sundays at 3pm Thru April 24th  Buy Tickets Running Time:  Two hours... Read more »