Posts tagged "Karen Aldridge"

EXTENDED thru November 13th "Clybourne Park" (Steppenwolf Theatre): A Subtle Norris Takes THE Prize!

EXTENDED thru November 13th "Clybourne Park" (Steppenwolf Theatre):  A Subtle Norris Takes THE Prize!
Teresa Blakely transferred to my seventh grade class in 1976.  She was my first black friend.  Probably, the first black person I had ever really met.  I grew up on the other side of the river in Elkhart.  Our neighborhood was white. As was the next neighborhood over and the neighborhood next to that one…... Read more »

Engaging Comeback! Review: "A GIRL WITH SUN IN HER EYES" (Pine Box Theatre)

Engaging Comeback! Review: "A GIRL WITH SUN IN HER EYES" (Pine Box Theatre)
I like to believe that people are good.  That in the end, they do the right thing.  ‘Yes, I tweeted dick pics.’ ‘Yes, I screwed the housekeeper.’ ‘Yes, I auctioned off a Senate seat.’ They own a mistake!  They admit to a lapse in judgment.  So, if this is what they confess because of coercion,... Read more »

Review "The Trinity River Plays": Flowery, Funny, (dys)Functional Family!

   Goodman Theatre presents    The Trinity River Plays    Written by Regina Taylor Directed by Ethan McSweeny at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map) through Feb 20  |  tickets: $25-$78  |  more info  Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘You don’t start a garden by digging. You start it by dreaming.’ Goodman Theatre presents the world... Read more »
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Review "The Good Negro": Backstory of the Civil Rights Movement!

Goodman Theatre presents The Good Negro   Written by Tracey Scott Wilson Directed by Chuck Smith at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map) through June 6th  |  tickets: $22-$71  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh A despicable act by the police impassions a spontaneous response by the community. It’s really not that black and... Read more »