Posts tagged "Josh Salt"

Off Book Chats Up Porchlight, Signal, Goodman and Josh Salt

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book with guest host Oliver Sava review “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” by Porchlight Theatre and “Successors” at Signal Ensemble Theatre. Our special guest is Josh Salt performing in Goodman Theatre’s “Teddy Ferrara.”  This March 1st episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance Shot word... Read more »

"Teddy Ferrara" (Goodman Theatre): What are you trying to say, Teddy?

"Teddy Ferrara" (Goodman Theatre): What are you trying to say, Teddy?
Goodman Theatre presents the world premiere of TEDDY FERRARA.  Gabe is a senior in college.  He plans to make this year the best.  He wants a boyfriend, a student presidency and a post-graduation job working on a Senate campaign.  In between, he is trying to pull the LGBTQ community together for a party.  Meanwhile, the... Read more »

"The Cripple of Inishmaan" (Redtwist Theatre): Masterful Storytelling by OUR Locals

#107. The thing about the Irish is we enjoy a good story.  The bigger the yarn, the bigger the appeal.  We amuse ourselves and each other with vivid tales of things that actually happened, could have happened or we wanted to happen. And we find stories are best told with a pint of humor and... Read more »

"Spring Awakening" (Griffin Theatre): Profound Innovation!

"Spring Awakening" (Griffin Theatre):  Profound Innovation!
Recently, my nine year old niece, Sabrina, casually strolled right into a sex talk.  No birds and bees.  No hushed cloaked questions.  She just started girl-chat with a ‘I saw the period movie Aunt Katy.  And boys?  Uh, they have it so easy.’  I was a little stunned.  I grew up in a conservative Catholic... Read more »