Posts tagged "Lisa Portes"

"Concerning Strange Devices From The Distant West" (TimeLine Theatre): Provocative Montage

"Concerning Strange Devices From The Distant West" (TimeLine Theatre): Provocative Montage
TimeLine Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of CONCERNING STRANGE DEVICES FROM THE DISTANT WEST.  A Victorian woman stumbles on a photograph. She travels to Japan to grasp the subject matter.  A modern-day art collector goes to Japan in search of vintage photographs.  These pictures are clues to the past and present. Through interpretation, the woman... Read more »

"Night Over Erzinga" (Silk Road Rising): Compelling Storytelling Flounders

"Night Over Erzinga" (Silk Road Rising):  Compelling Storytelling Flounders
Silk Road Rising presents Night Over Erzinga.  Alice and Jimmy are a young married couple. They are raising a daughter in post-depression USA.  What make them different from any other couple?  They survived the genocide of their Armenian homeland.   Alice is haunted by the real nightmares of her past.  Jimmy lives with the unknown fate of his... Read more »

Review "A Piano Teacher": A heartfelt lesson on facing the music!

      Next Theatre presents   The Piano Teacher   Written by Julie Cho Directed by Lisa Portes at Next Theatre, 927 Noyes, Evanston (map) through Dec. 5  |  tickets: $30-$40  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh “What’s so wonderful about honesty? Mama said, ‘don’t be 100% honest.’” A retired widow shares her cookies... Read more »
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