Posts tagged "JImmy McDermott"

"Purple Heart" (Redtwist Theatre): Beats Irregularly

"Purple Heart" (Redtwist Theatre):  Beats Irregularly
Redtwist Theatre presents PURPLE HEART.  Carla is a drunken mess.  Her husband is dead.  Her son is weird.  And her mother-in-law is overbearing.  She feels trapped in her own home.  When a military guy comes to visit, she expects a casserole.  What she gets is a surprise.  Is this mystery man Carla’s escape from her... Read more »

"The Spirit Play" (Strange Tree Group): See It Before It Vanishes!

"The Spirit Play" (Strange Tree Group): See It Before It Vanishes!
A guy I know reads auras and sees past lives.  He told me once that a weeping ancestor is always nearby me.  I find that intriguing.  The connectivity of it all.  There is a certain comfort knowing dead family members like to hang with me.  That their past links to my present.  That we are... Read more »

Review "Boojum! Nonsense, Truth and Lewis Carroll": What a Head Trip!

    Caffeine Theatre and Chicago Opera Vanguard present     BOOJUM! Nonsense, Truth and Lewis Carroll     Books/Lyrics/Music by Martin Wesley-Smith & Peter Wesley-Smith Directed by Jimmy McDermott at DCA Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph (map) through Dec 19  |  tickets: $15-$25  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh Drawing from the creative genius of... Read more »

Review "2,000 Feet Away": American Gothic Masterpiece

Steep Theatre presents 2,000 FEET AWAYAt 1115 W. Berwyn  Written by Anthony WeighDirected by Jimmy McDermottThru June 26th Buy TicketsRunning Time: Ninety-five minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘What if there was no river to go to?’  The question is asked repeatedly without resolution to the Pied Piper’s potential dilemma in rat extermination. ... Read more »