Posts tagged "Mary Ann Thebus"

Off Book Chats with Next Theatre, Strawdog Theatre and much more!

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies.  In addition, we chat with Mary Ann Thebus, actress starring in Next Theatre’s “After the Revolution” and Brandon Bruce, Artistic Director at Strawdog Theatre .  And of course, we have two new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights. This April 6, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by UPTOWN FAN. Shot word of the day:  “actor(s)”... Read more »

"Elizabeth Rex" (Chicago Shakespeare Theater): This Superpower Dominates!

"Elizabeth Rex" (Chicago Shakespeare Theater):  This Superpower Dominates!
Breaking-the-glass-ceiling isn’t a new concept for females.  Women have always struggled to maintain authority in this male dominated world.  Maybe it was more like breaking-the-stone-pyramid or breaking-the-crown-jewels but through the ages, women have overcome major obstacles to rule.  She has battled the physical and emotional demands of a job others would kill for.  She has... Read more »

Review "The Boys Room": A Coming of *Middle* Age Story

Victory Gardens presents THE BOYS ROOMAt 2433 N. LincolnWritten by Joel Drake JohnsonDirected by Sandy ShinnerTuesdays through Saturdays at 7:30pmSundays at 3pmThru February 20th  Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Ninety-five minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Two brother fight over who gets the twin bed by the window.  Typical!?  Sure, unless they are forty year... 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 »