Posts tagged "Jim Schneider"

"Tea with Edie and Fitz" (Dead Writers Theatre Collective): Tea is for Terrific

"Tea with Edie and Fitz" (Dead Writers Theatre Collective): Tea is for Terrific
Dead Writers Theatre Collective presents the Chicago premiere of Tea with Edie and Fitz – a show all about the fusion of writing.  Playwright Adam Pasen has imagined the 1925 meeting of iconic writers; Edith Wharton and F. Scott Fitzgerald.  Historically, little is known about the actual event that would cause Wharton and Fitzgerald to ‘defriend‘ after one tea party. ... Read more »

"The Vortex" (Dead Writers Collective Theatre): Spiraling Humor, Honesty and Swank!

"The Vortex" (Dead Writers Collective Theatre):  Spiraling Humor, Honesty and Swank!
#148.  Every once in awhile, I run into someone I haven’t seen in years.  Inside, I’m momentarily transfixed by their agedness.  Outwardly, I try to compose a polite nicety.  I say to them, ‘you look fabulous!‘  I think to myself, ‘you got old… really old!‘ I like to pretend I didn’t…. didn’t age!  I color... Read more »

"The Women" (Circle Theatre): OBSCENE...Obscenely Funny!

"The Women" (Circle Theatre): OBSCENE...Obscenely Funny!
It’s hard to gossip via text.  Not impossible but not as satisfying as an in-person gabfest.  For that face to face encounter, salons are the ideal locale for *sharing* the latest news.  It’s all foot to mouth.  The pedicurist pumicing off a layer of ick directly loosens lips.   Once unleashed, a tongue can spill the... Read more »
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Review "The Philadelphia Story": McClain Channels Hepburn's Ghost!

Circle Theatre presents THE PHILADELPHIA STORY In Forest Park, 7300 W. Madison Written by Philip Barry Directed by Jim Schneider Thru September 5th Buy Tickets Running Time:  Two hours and twenty minutes includes two intermissions   Reviewed by Katy Walsh   ‘Now, gentle reader…’  The paparazzi ‘s fascination with Paris Hilton types is not a... Read more »