Posts tagged "Keith Parham"

"The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead" (Writers Theatre): Coiffed to Perfection

"The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead" (Writers Theatre): Coiffed to Perfection
#127.  Hair is an ever-changing statement.  I cut and color mine accordingly.  I was born a brunette.  I’ve been every shade of red, both imaginable and inconceivable.  I even had a disastrous stint trying to go platinum blonde.  I’m probably naturally gray at this point but I don’t feel that way.  So, I continue to... Read more »

"Devour" (20% Theatre Company): Couture Killer, is she or isn't she?

Kim and her Kardashian sisters. Paris and Nicki Hilton.  Ivanka Trump.  People magazine has snapshots of them. TMZ keeps tabs on them.   The world watches these gals have drinks, affairs, and breakdowns.  These ladies are all famous!  Not for their contributions to the betterment of humankind but because they’re rich or – more importantly –... Read more »

ANGELS IN AMERICA Part 2 (Court Theatre): Inspirational Conclusion

ANGELS IN AMERICA Part 2 (Court Theatre):  Inspirational Conclusion
PART 2 #94.  Court Theatre presents ANGELS IN AMERICA PART TWO:  PERESTROIKA.  My work began last Saturday afternoon with Part One:  Millennium Approaches.  It concluded yesterday with another visit to Court. Led by Rob Lindley and Larry Yando, the cast are celestial beings.  Under Charles Newell’s expert direction, every character showcases a poignant transformational moment. ... Read more »
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"An Iliad" (Court Theatre): Kane Wins the War!

"An Iliad" (Court Theatre):  Kane Wins the War!
My mom once told me that-time-of-the-month rendered a woman helpless to her emotions but that every day of the month, men were at the mercy of their competitive rage.  She believes that’s why we have wars.  I’d suggest that we broaden that idea to explain boxing, video games and Viagra. Court Theatre presents a regional... Read more »

RED (Goodman Theatre): Vivid Artist-in-the-Studio Depiction

RED (Goodman Theatre):  Vivid Artist-in-the-Studio Depiction
In time you’ll drop dead and I’ll come to your funeral in a red dress!’ is one of my favorite quotes from “Moonstruck.”  I’ve always loved wearing the color of red.  It defies the little black dress.  It’s confident.  It’s sassy.  It stands out.  Goodman Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of the Tony Award-winning RED.  Playwright... Read more »