Posts tagged "Linda Gillum"

"Creditors" (Remy Bumppo): 'Comedy with a Vengeance'?! ...yeah, not so much

"Creditors" (Remy Bumppo):  'Comedy with a Vengeance'?!  ...yeah, not so much
Remy Bumppo Think Theatre presents Creditors. Three artists + two marriages = one big mess. Adolph is a temperamental painter. Gustav is a headstrong writer. Tekla is a flirtatious writer. Adolph worries that his wife doesn’t respect him and may be cheating on him. Gustav builds Adolph’s distrust with wild theories and accusations. Gustav pushes... Read more »

"Burn This" (Shattered Globe): Crackles with Humanity and Volatility!

"Burn This" (Shattered Globe): Crackles with Humanity and Volatility!
Shattered Globe Theatre presents BURN THIS.  It’s NYC in the 80s.  Anna, Burton, Larry and Pale are stuck.  Anna is choreographing lackluster productions.  The work sustains her but doesn’t necessarily fulfill her.  Her indifference seeps into her personal life as she continues to reject marital proposals from her long-term boyfriend Burton.  He is a successful... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Lookingglass, Lyric, Strawdog, Remy Bumppo, Shattered Globe, Goodman and More!

Off Book Chats Up Lookingglass, Lyric, Strawdog, Remy Bumppo, Shattered Globe, Goodman and More!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Metamorphoses” by Lookingglass Theatre ,“Elektra” at Lyric Opera, and “Neighborhood 3: Requistition of Doom” at Strawdog Theatre.  Our special guests are Linda Gillum, Artistic Associate at Remy Bumppo and director of Shattered Globe’s ”Burn This” and Maggie Corbett, Chicago actor starring in Goodman Theatre’s“Sweet Bird of Youth.”  Plus, we have two new “Got A Minute” segments from two local playwrights. This October 19, 2012... Read more »
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"Changes of Heart" (Remy Bumppo Theatre): Potential But I Don't Love it!

"Changes of Heart" (Remy Bumppo Theatre): Potential But I Don't Love it!
Love is kooky!  Why do we love certain people?  How can love consume us and then delude us?  When do we know that this love is the real, everlasting kind?  In second grade, I came up with a theory to test the depths of the connection.  Up against Kardashian nonsense and Demi heartache, my school... Read more »

Review "The Importance of Being Earnest": Wildely Entertaining!

Remy Bumppo presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTAt Greenhouse Theatre, 2257 N. LincolnWritten by Oscar WildeDirected by Shawn DouglassWednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30pmSundays at 2:30pm Additional matinees scheduledThru January 9th BUY TICKETS Running Time:  Two hours and twenty minutes with two ten minute intermissions Reviewed by Katy Walsh SWF ISO EARNEST.  Women want a man... Read more »

Review "Night and Day": Un-Stopp(ard)able Hit!

Remy Bumppo Theatre presents NIGHT AND DAYAt Greenhouse Theatre, 2257 N. LincolnWritten by Tom StoppardDirected by James BohnenThru November 14th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and ten minutes includes a ten minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Freedom of the press!  Free to do what?  Report the truth!  Who’s version?  Remy Bumppo presents NIGHT AND DAY.  Written... Read more »
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