Posts tagged "Joshua J. Volkers"

Off Book predicts the 2013 Jeff Awards

Off Book predicts the 2013 Jeff Awards
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is joined by our friends and fellow theatre critics; Dan Jakes, Oliver Sava and Anderson Lawfer, to predict the 2013 Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Awards.  The Jeff Awards will be announced on Monday, June 3rd at the Park West ceremony extravaganza.  This show was a fun way to finish our Chicago... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Lookingglass, Silk Road, Livewire and more!

Off Book Chats Up Lookingglass, Silk Road, Livewire and more!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews “Still Alice” at Lookingglass Theatre  and “Lake Effect” at Silk Road Rising. Our special guest is Joshua Aaron Weinstein, Executive Director at LiveWire Chicago Theatre. This May 17th episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by Marty’s Martini Bar. Shot word of the day:  fascinating Chicago Theatre... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Oracle, Porchlight, and AstonRep

Off Book Chats Up Oracle, Porchlight, and AstonRep
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews “The Mother” at Oracle Theatre and “My Pal Joey” at Porchlight Music Theatre. Our special guest is Robert Tobin, Artistic Director at AstonRep Theatre. This May 10th episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by Marty’s Martini Bar.  Shot word of the day:  dance Chicago Theatre Off Book... Read more »
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Off Book Chats A Red Orchid, Second City and unlocks casting secrets at Chicago Shakes and Steppenwolf

Off Book Chats A Red Orchid, Second City and unlocks casting secrets at Chicago Shakes and Steppenwolf
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews “In A Garden” at A Red Orchid Theatre and “Let Them Eat Chaos” at Second City.  Our special guests are Erica Daniels, Associate Artistic Director at Steppenwolf Theatre and Bob Mason, Artistic Associate/Casting Director at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. This April 26th episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up LiveWire and "Smokey Joe's Cafe"

Off Book Chats Up LiveWire and "Smokey Joe's Cafe"
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews“A Permanent Image” at LiveWire Chicago Theatre and “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at The Royal George Theatre.  Our special guests are Sydney Charles and Vasily Deris performing in the successful remount of “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at The Royal George Theatre. This April 19th episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Lyric Opera, Writers Theatre with Jack Zimmerman and Oliver Sava

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews Lyric Opera’s  La Boheme and Writers’ Theatre’s Sweet Charity  Our special guest is Jack Zimmerman from Lyric Opera and Oliver Sava stops by the studio.    This March 15th episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance                                                                                                  Shot word of the day:  writer Join us on March 24th, 2pm-5pm, at Marty’s... Read more »
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Off Book with Oliver Sava chat up Steppenwolf, Chicago Shakes, Book of Mormon, and Ben S. Platt

Off Book with Oliver Sava chat up Steppenwolf, Chicago Shakes, Book of Mormon, and Ben S. Platt
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book with guest host Oliver Sava review Steppenwolf Theatre’s “Birthday Party” , Broadway in Chicago’s The Book of Mormon, Belarus free Theatre at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre’s Minsk, 2011.   Our special guest is Ben Platt starring in The Book of Mormon. This March 8th episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Mercury, Timeline, Modofac with Jim Lynch

Off Book Chats Up Mercury, Timeline, Modofac with Jim Lynch
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews “A Grand Night for Singing” at Mercury Theatre and ”Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West” at TimeLine Theatre. Our special guest is Jim Lynch the playwright for “CCX” with Modofac Productions. This February 22, 2013 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance                                                                                                   Shot word of the day: Irish Join us on March 24th, 2pm-5pm, at Marty’s Martini Bar for our fundraiser. No admission costs!  Come and drink martinis (or any beverage) and... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up House, Goodman, Lifeline with Chris Walsh

Off Book Chats Up House, Goodman, Lifeline with Chris Walsh
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews “The Magnificents” at The House Theatre of Chicago and “Other Desert Cities” at Goodman Theatre.  Our special guest is Christopher M. Walsh from Lifeline Theatre This February 15, 2013 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance                                                                                                  Shot word of the day: Canada Join us on March 24th, 2pm-5pm,... Read more »
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Off Book Chats UP Rivendell, Chicago Children's Theatre and more!

Off Book Chats UP Rivendell, Chicago Children's Theatre and more!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews “American Wee Pie” at Rivendell Theatre and “Bud, Not Buddy” at Chicago Children’s Theatre.  Our special guests are Kamal Angelo Bolden and Travis Turner performing in “Bud, Not Buddy” at Chicago Children’s Theatre. This February 8, 2013 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance                                                      ... Read more »