Posts tagged "Kirsten Fitzgerald"

EXTENDED Thru Dec 14 "Appropriate" (Victory Gardens): Marvelously Inappropriate

EXTENDED Thru Dec 14 "Appropriate" (Victory Gardens):  Marvelously Inappropriate
182 Victory Gardens Theatre, in association with Actors Theatre of Louisville, presents the co-World Premiere of APPROPRIATE.  I’ve never really liked the word ‘appropriate.’  The label is thrown around with confident ease to judge improper behavior.  The wrinkle is the verdict is purely subjective.  In this new work, Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes that point numerous times... Read more »

"Butcher of Baraboo" (A Red Orchid Theatre): Prime Cut of Comedy Marinated in Intrigue

"Butcher of Baraboo" (A Red Orchid Theatre):  Prime Cut of Comedy Marinated in Intrigue
#111. Secrets were fun when I was young.  Knowing who cheated on a test, who liked liked someone, who pissed his pants was important.  As I’ve gotten older, ‘it’s a secret‘ becomes a burdensome request.  Knowing who cheated on his tax return, who liked liked someone’s husband, who pissed off her boss has lost it’s... Read more »

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 »
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Review "The New Electric Ballroom": Intriguing Never-Ending Dance

A Red Orchid Theatre presentsTHE NEW ELECTRIC BALLROOM At 1531 N. WellsWritten by Enda WalshDirected by Robin WittThursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pmSundays at 3pmThru March 6th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh What happens to a coming-of-age story if the rite of passage takes a detour?  What becomes... Read more »

Review "Abigail's Party": Hilarious Cocktail Chatter

A Red Orchid Theatre presents Abigail’s Party At 1531 N. Wells Written by Mike Leigh Directed by Shade Murray Thru May 23rd Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours includes a ten minute intermission   Neighbors are like your family. You don’t get to choose them but you have to live with them. What helps you... Read more »