Posts tagged "Joe Jahraus"

"In God's Hat" (Profiles Theatre): Exactly what Profiles does best

"In God's Hat" (Profiles Theatre): Exactly what Profiles does best
Profiles Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of IN GOD’S HAT. This show kicks off Profiles’ 25th Anniversary Season.  Throughout this performance, my resonating thought was IN GOD’S HAT is pure Profiles.  It’s an edgy drama with bursts of dark comedy about the underbelly of society. The portrayal of humanity is both disgusting and endearing.  ... Read more »

"Sweet and Sad" (Profiles Theatre): Cast is Perfect in Human Imperfection!

"Sweet and Sad" (Profiles Theatre): Cast is Perfect in Human Imperfection!
As adults when all my sisters finally gather around a table for a meal, it’s usually a special occasion of some kind.  It takes a holiday for the four of us to step out of our different worlds and step back into familial.  As the wine is poured, the meal conversation usually eases from surface... 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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Review "50 WORDS": Describes Marriage Deconstruction with Shocking Intimacy

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of May 20th   Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Profiles Theatre presents50 WORDSAt 4147 N. Broadway Written by Michael WellerDirected by Joe JahrausThursdays and Fridays at 8pmSaturdays at 5pm and 8pmSundays at 7pmThru June 26th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission. Reviewed by Katy Walsh... Read more »

2011 REMOUNT "Jailbait": 'Sexual Perversity' Meets 'High School Musical' Sans the Tunes!

REMOUNT at Second Stage, 3408 N. Sheffield, January 13th thru February 27th Profiles Theatre presents  JAILBAITAt 4147 N. Broadway Written by Deirdre O’ConnorDirected by Joe JahrausThru October 17th  Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘When you are 15, everything fun is illegal.’  A nightclub pick-up is riddled with risks:... Read more »

Review "Body Awareness": Rips Off The Skin To Expose The Guts!

Profiles Theatre presents BODY AWARENESSAt 4147 N. BroadwayWritten by Annie BakerDirected by Benjamin ThiemThru June 27th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  One hour and twenty minutes with no intermission Repetitive routines, unusual preoccupation with a particular subject, inability to empathize:  Asperger Syndrome?  Or someone in a ‘bad place’?    Profiles Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of BODY AWARENESS,... Read more »
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"The Mercy Seat" Theatre Review: 9/12 Attacks On The Homefront

Profiles Theatre presents The Mercy Seat Written by Neil LaBute Directed by Joe Jahraus 9/11 is an unforgettable day. The next day, not so much! Although no one ever asks “where were you on 9/12?” that is the chosen setting for Profile Theatre’s production of The Mercy Seat. Among the ruins of the 2001 terrorists’... Read more »