Posts tagged "Ka-Tet Theatre"

"Smudge" (Ka-Tet Theatre): True Intent is Smudged

"Smudge" (Ka-Tet Theatre): True Intent is Smudged
Ka-Tet Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of SMUDGE. A married couple squints at an ultrasound picture trying to determine what their baby looks like.  Their discernment continues even after the baby is born.  Playwright Rachel Axler goes dark in this parental nightmare.  Axler births a baby that is missing limbs and a second eye.  She... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up American Blues, Building Stage, Ka-Tet, Profiles and Lyric Opera

Off Book Chats Up American Blues, Building Stage, Ka-Tet, Profiles and Lyric Opera
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:   “Fuddy Meers” at Ka-Tet Theatre, “Werther” at Lyric Opera and“Hellcab” at Profiles Theatre.  Special Guests: Gwendolyn Whiteside, Producing Artistic Director at American Blues Theatre and playing Mary Bailey in “It’s a Wonderful Life:  Live at the Biograph” and Blake Montgomery, Founder and Artistic Director at The Building Stage and performing in “Charles Dickens Begrudgingly Performs ‘A Christmas Carol’. Again”.  Plus, we have two new “Got A... Read more »

"Fuddy Meers" (Ka-Tet Theatre): "50 First Dates" goes "Overboard" on its way to "Fargo"

"Fuddy Meers" (Ka-Tet Theatre): "50 First Dates" goes "Overboard" on its way to "Fargo"
Ka-Tet Theatre presents FUDDY MEERS.  Claire wakes up daily to a new world. Every day for two years, she greets the unfamiliar.  She doesn’t know her husband, her son, her name.  She has post traumatic amnesia.   She relies on a memory book, detailing her life, to get her through the day.  Every night, she goes... Read more »
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"Side Man" (Ka-Tet Theatre): Compelling Story & All That Jazz!

"Side Man" (Ka-Tet Theatre):  Compelling Story & All That Jazz!
Chicago is known for music.  Over the decades, the focus has shifted from blues and jazz to rock.  In our front yard, we showcase some of the Nation’s biggest bands at Lollapalooza.  In our backyard, we feature the stylings of independent bands at Pitchfork.  And at street festivals across town, we introduce the new sounds... Read more »