Posts tagged "Lance Baker"

"Thom Pain (based on nothing)" (Theater Wit): Transfixes with Pain

"Thom Pain (based on nothing)" (Theater Wit): Transfixes with Pain
Theater Wit remounts THOM PAIN (based on nothing). Lance Baker (Thom Pain) reprises the role that won him a 2007 Jeff Award for Best Solo Performance.  Fast forward six years and it seems like Baker has been frozen in time and recently thawed out.  He is this enlightened, yet ordinary, pessimist.  Baker starts the show speaking... Read more »

"Becky Shaw" (A Red Orchid Theatre): Wacky Blind Date Scenario!

"Becky Shaw" (A Red Orchid Theatre):  Wacky Blind Date Scenario!
I hang my meddling credentials on a married couple celebrating 20+ years.  I did that!   With only one real success, I still get in there to match-to-win.  On a particular tragic set-up, I was a witness to my interference.  We set David’s best friend up with my mom’s coworker.  The conversation was reduced to listing favorite... Read more »

Review "The Mandrake": Comedic Twist on Adultery

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of April 24th  Narrated by Joshua Volkers A Red Orchid Theatre presents THE MANDRAKE At 1531 N. Wells Street Written by Niccolo Machiavelli Translated by Peter Constantine Directed by Steve Scott Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at 3pm Thru May 22nd Buy Tickets Running Time:... Read more »

Review "Mamet Repertory": Cox-ed for Success!

American Theatre Company presentsTHE MAMET REPERTORY: “OLEANNA” and “SPEED-THE-PLOW”At 1909 W. Byron Street Written by David MametDirected by Rick Snyder “OLEANNA” Thru October 30th “SPEED-THE-PLOW” Thru October 31stBuy Tickets  Running Times:  “OLEANNA” is sixty minutes. “SPEED-THE-PLOW” is eighty minutes.  No intermissions. Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘You asked me to come.  I don’t understand.’  Common language... Read more »