Posts tagged "Liz Fletcher"

EXTENDED Thru July 14th "Brighton Beach Memoirs" (Raven Theatre): Homespun, Heartfelt Comedy

EXTENDED Thru July 14th "Brighton Beach Memoirs" (Raven Theatre):  Homespun, Heartfelt Comedy
Raven Theatre presents BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS.   Playwright Neil Simon penned this ode to his childhood.  It’s the first of his Eugene trilogy that included “Biloxi Blues” and “Broadway Bound.” In BRIGHTON, Simon remembers growing up in a blended Jewish family pre-World War II.   Financial woes mingle with relational roles as the young narrator struggles... Read more »

"The Big Knife" (Raven Theatre): This Prime Choice is Delectable!

"The Big Knife" (Raven Theatre):  This Prime Choice is Delectable!
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson are back together.  True love?  Hollywood hype?  How much control does a studio have in the private lives of its stars? Raven Theatre presents THE BIG KNIFE.  Charles Castle is a mega-star of Marcus Hoff Productions. He is a hot commodity.  Marcus Hoff wants him to sign a 14-year contract... Read more »

Review "THE CHERRY ORCHARD": Terrific Pickings!

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of June 10th  Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Raven Theatre presents THE CHERRY ORCHARD Reviewed by Katy Walsh The house is in foreclosure.  The daughter’s boyfriend is unemployed.  The matriarch spends the grocery money on partying.  It’s definitely the recession! But it’s not  Americans floundering in... Read more »
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Review "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof": More like a Kitten in a Tree

Raven Theatre presents CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF At 6157 N. ClarkWritten by Tennessee WilliamsDirected by Michael MenendianThursdays, Friday, Saturdays at 8pmSundays at 3pmThru December 19th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two and a half hours includes two ten minute intermissions Reviewed by Katy Walsh Mendacity has hit the fan at the Pollitts, the only way... Read more »

Review "Odd Couple": Filthy Fun... the G-rated Kind!

Raven Theatre presents THE ODD COUPLEAt 6157 N. ClarkWritten by Neil SimonDirected by Michael MenendianThru August 7thBuy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours includes a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘We’re out of cornflakes.  FU’:  a loving note from a roommate?  Raven Theatre presentsTHE ODD COUPLE, a play by Neil Simon.  The Tony Award winning... Read more »