Posts tagged "Josh Odor"

"The Goddess" (The Artistic Home): Honest, True-Hollywood Revelations

"The Goddess" (The Artistic Home):  Honest, True-Hollywood Revelations
The Artistic Home presents THE GODDESS. Screen-playwright Paddy Chayefsky penned a Hollywood exposé.  He wrote about small town, unloved Emily Ann blossoming into Tinsel Town siren Rita.  Although Chayefsky denies that she is based on Marilyn Monroe, his Rita also became entangled with a sports celebrity and drugs on her climb to fame. The glamour of her... Read more »

25 Saints (Pine Box Theater): Meth is a killer and beware of Ms. Duffy

25 Saints (Pine Box Theater): Meth is a killer and beware of Ms. Duffy
Reviewed by Tom Lawler The first thing to notice about Pine Box Theater’s world-premiere production of 25 Saints is its set.  As realized by scenic designer John Ross Wilson, it’s a fantastically seedy recreation of a West Virginia cabin outfitted with a dingy couch, a dusty throw that seems to be made of burlap and... Read more »

"Moment" (Steep Theatre): Unputdownable!

"Moment" (Steep Theatre):  Unputdownable!
#149. Family dinner always serves up the real and the fantasy.  Around a shared meal, people   fork it in and spoon it up.  I remember when I was five, the supper conversation consisted of my older sisters talking about what happened in their classrooms, my younger sister talking about what happened on her magic... Read more »
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"The Jammer" (Pine Box Theatre): Clever Moves

"The Jammer" (Pine Box Theatre):  Clever Moves
If you can’t play nice, play Roller Derby. Just ask the  Chicago Windy City Rollers. #121.  Pine Box Theatre presents THE JAMMER.  It’s the 1950s.  Roller Derby is all the rage.  It’s drama on wheels as colorful personalities slam each other for the big win.  Jack is transfixed by the theatrics.  He idolizes Charlie Heartbreaker,... Read more »

"Summer and Smoke" (The Den Theatre): Lust Story that Shows Growth!

"Summer and Smoke" (The Den Theatre):  Lust Story that Shows Growth!
Years ago, an admirer gave me roses and a CD of romantic arias.  He pledged his love to me.  It was probably the most romantic moment of my life.  What did I do about it?  Nothing!  The adoration surprised and overwhelmed me.  So, I thanked him and went out of my way to avoid him…... Read more »

EXTENDS Thru Jan 16th Review "Sweet Bird of Youth": Princess Rescues Bittersweet Trip Home!

The Artistic Home presents SWEET BIRD OF YOUTHAt 3914 N. ClarkWritten by Tennessee WilliamsDirected by Dale CalandraThursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm,Sundays at 3pmEXTENDS Thru January 16th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and fifteen minutes includes a ten minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh You can’t go home again… especially if you did something... Read more »
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