Posts tagged "Jeffrey Levin"

EXTENDED AGAIN THRU February 24th "Hellcab" (Profiles Theatre): Slick Transitions and Memorable Characters

EXTENDED AGAIN THRU February 24th "Hellcab" (Profiles Theatre):  Slick Transitions and Memorable Characters
Profiles Theatre presents Hellcab in its 20th Anniversary production.  It’s Christmas Eve in Chicago. A taxi driver starts his holiday shift picking up church goers at 6:30am and ends it with a late night run to Melrose Diner. In between, it’s a mad parade of drunks and punks in and out of the backseat. The cabdriver is looking... Read more »

"Wrong Mountain" (Rare Terra Theatre): Brain-Teasing, Cerebral-Tickling, Mind Shifter

"Wrong Mountain" (Rare Terra Theatre):  Brain-Teasing, Cerebral-Tickling, Mind Shifter
When reporters get together, they make fun of bloggers.  They view bloggers as the deformed stepchild of the writers’ family.  They don’t believe an online presence gives bloggers the credentials to have an opinion. Rare Terra Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of Wrong Mountain.  Something is eating at Henry Dennett.  Literally – there is a 40 lbs worm... Read more »

"In a Forest, Dark and Deep" (Profiles Theatre): Brother vs Sister Smackdown!

"In a Forest, Dark and Deep" (Profiles Theatre): Brother vs Sister Smackdown!
“Truth hurts, don’t it?’ -Bobby and Betty’s family motto #84.  Profiles Theatre presents the American premiere of IN A FOREST, DARK AND DEEP.  Betty needs to move out of her cabin.  She recruits her brother Bobby to pack.  They haven’t spent any time together lately.  Betty thinks Bobby is a loud-mouth, judgmental Neanderthal.  Bobby thinks... Read more »
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"The Fisherman" (Stage Left Theatre): Casts Line Into Shark Pool

#42. I always knew when my dad had been fishing.  He smelled like pipe tobacco and bass.  There were leftover old-fashion doughnuts on the kitchen counter and fish for dinner.  And life was good. Stage Left Theatre presents the world premiere of The Fisherman.  The Twins are losing.  The carp are biting.  The beer is cooling.  For... Read more »

EXTENDED AGAIN Thru May 27th "Bachelorette" (Profiles Theatre): Mean Girls Grown-up, Coked-up & F#cked-up!

EXTENDED AGAIN Thru May 27th "Bachelorette" (Profiles Theatre): Mean Girls Grown-up, Coked-up & F#cked-up!
#26.  I have been Maid of Honor – 4 times.  I have been a bridesmaid – 3 times.  I have been overweight – all the time. Profiles Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of Bachelorette.  Becky is getting married.  Her Maid of Honor decides to throw a wedding eve bash in Becky’s suite.  She invites Katie and Gena to... Read more »

EXTEND THRU February 19th: "Assisted Living" (Profiles Theatre)

My mom used to have a bright yellow Volkswagon.  She loved her Bug with the daisy in the flowerholder.  The car was the Herbie’s cheerful grandma version.  Driving it was like being in a 1950’s sitcom.  Strangers would wave.  In parking lots, kids would come up and talk to it.  So, when mom traded it... Read more »
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