Posts tagged "Lindsay Jones"

"Henry VIII" (Chicago Shakespeare Theater): Majestic Pageantry

"Henry VIII" (Chicago Shakespeare Theater):  Majestic Pageantry
Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents the Chicago premiere of HENRY VIII, 400 years after its debut. In the decade following the death of Queen Elizabeth I, Shakespeare penned the tumultuous romance  of her parents.  The Bard chronicles the political intrigue surrounding the meeting of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.  Originally entitled “All is True,” the... Read more »

"Illegal Use of Hands" (American Blues Theatre): Needs to Go Deeper or Funnier!

When I was a senior in high school, our football team sucked.  They won only two games in our final year:  homecoming and senior night.  Luckily, those were the most important ones.  But no matter the anticipated outcome, we were there.  We were there to cheer, to complain and to console. American Blues Theater presents... Read more »

ADDED PERFORMANCES "Skin Tight" (Cor Theatre): Two People Melded Together Inside Out!

ADDED PERFORMANCES "Skin Tight" (Cor Theatre):  Two People Melded Together Inside Out!
#165.  I love the Carl and Ellie montage in the movie “UP.”  It’s their relationship lifespan condensed into a four minute story.  It makes me cry every time I see it.  Life goes so fast.  What is it that we will remember?  What makes the moment unforgettable? Cor Theatre presents its inaugural production with the Chicago... Read more »
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Timon of Athens (Chicago Shakes): McDiarmid Hosts High-Powered Stag Party

Timon of Athens (Chicago Shakes):  McDiarmid Hosts High-Powered Stag Party
#98. Francis Ford Coppola (1990), Burt Reynolds (1993), Debbie Reynolds (1997), Donald Trump (1991, 1992, 2004, 2009):  what happens when a celebrity declares bankruptcy?  Do they face it alone?  Or do the hanger-on-ers that enjoyed the lavish good times, help a celeb through the bad times.      Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents TIMON OF ATHENS.  Timon is... Read more »