Posts tagged "Mariann mayberry"

"Still Alice" (Lookingglass Theatre): Exceptionally Moving from Inside Out

"Still Alice" (Lookingglass Theatre):  Exceptionally Moving from Inside Out
Lookingglass Theatre presents the world premiere adaption of the award-winning novel STILL ALICE. I can’t imagine having Alzheimer’s… or maybe now I can.  Using the novel by Lisa Genova as her foundation, Adapter and Director Christine Mary Dunford skillfully puts us in the room and in the head of a professor battling the disease.  Dunford... Read more »

EXTENDED Thru Nov 17 "Good People" (Steppenwolf Theatre): Sublime Ensemble

EXTENDED Thru Nov 17 "Good People" (Steppenwolf Theatre):  Sublime Ensemble
I have cried in the theatre during a moving play.  But I’ve never wept on the train on the way home after a moving play. Steppenwolf Theatre presents GOOD PEOPLE.  Margie just got fired.  Rent is due.  No one is hiring.  And her thirty year old mentally retarded daughter has special needs.  She hears her... Read more »

"The March" (Steppenwolf Theatre): Part History, Part Saga and All Spectacle

  #82.  Spring in Chicago 2012 will be remembered as epic.  Three of the major theatre companies are mounting large ensemble productions.  Court premiered Angels in America -Part 1 & 2.  Goodman is in final rehearsals for The Iceman Cometh.  And overon Halsted… Steppenwolf Theatre presents the world premiere of The March.  It’s the Civil War in 1864.  General William... Read more »
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