Posts tagged "John Ferrick"

EXTENDED Thru Dec 22nd "Great Expectations" (Strawdog Theatre): Masters the Masterpiece

EXTENDED Thru Dec 22nd "Great Expectations" (Strawdog Theatre):  Masters the Masterpiece
Strawdog Theatre presents a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ GREAT EXPECTATIONS. Tis the season for a Dickens’ fix.  And Strawdog is offering an alternative to the Scrooge standard.  It’s still a classic Dickens’ tale about one man’s redemption.  GREAT EXPECTATIONS is an orphan’s quest for his life to meet his expectations.   Playwright Gale Childs Daly... Read more »

"Big Love" (Strawdog Theatre): is Big Love!

"Big Love" (Strawdog Theatre):  is Big Love!
Strawdog Theatre Company presents BIG LOVE. The love starts immediately.  Walking into the theatre, I’m enchanted by the garlands hung all over the place (Scenic Designer Mike Mroch).  Strings of light bulbs are intermingled with the flowers.  A pianist is playing wedding tunes.  The mood is ripe for some good lovin.’   Cue the bride… Stacy... Read more »

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 »
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"Count of Monte Cristo" (Lifeline Theatre): This Masterpiece can't be put down!

         On a rainy Sunday afternoon, I cuddled up with a blanket and became completely engrossed in a classic tale of vengeance.  Lifeline Theatre presents a world premiere adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo. On the day of his wedding, Edmond is dragged from the church and falsely imprisoned.  During his incarceration,... Read more »

Review "The Conquest of the South Pole": Delusional Comedy about Survival

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of May 1st   Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Strawdog Theatre Company presents THE CONQUEST OF THE SOUTH POLE At 3829 N. Broadway Written by Manfred Karge Adapted by Calvin McLean, Caron Cradle, Ralf Remshardt Directed by Kimberly Senior Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at... Read more »