Posts tagged "Kurt Chiang"

"Ivywild" (The-Hypocrites): Amusement on Kays-Torrence Ride

"Ivywild" (The-Hypocrites):  Amusement on Kays-Torrence Ride
The Hypocrites present the world premiere of IVYWILD. Director Halena Kays and Playwright Jay Torrence team up together to make another historical spectacle.  Last year, they re-imagined the fire at Chicago’s Iroquois Theatre with the highly successful Neo-futurists’ run of “Burning Bluebeard.”  Now, the true tall tales of Bathhouse John is getting the Kays-Torrence treatment.... Read more »

"Burning Bluebeard" (The Neo-Futurists): Big Fireball of Entertainment!

"Burning Bluebeard" (The Neo-Futurists): Big Fireball of Entertainment!
My great grandma survived three of Chicago’s legendary tragedies:  the Great Fire (1871),  the Iroquois theatre fire (1903), and the Eastland Disaster (1915).  In its unplanned commemoration to my nanny, the 2011/2012 theatre season showcases these three catastrophes.  This is the year of cataclysms.  This fall, Lookingglass Theatre mounted the Great Fire.  In Spring 2012,... Read more »