Posts tagged "Mary Reynard Liss"

"The Cripple of Inishmaan" (Redtwist Theatre): Masterful Storytelling by OUR Locals

#107. The thing about the Irish is we enjoy a good story.  The bigger the yarn, the bigger the appeal.  We amuse ourselves and each other with vivid tales of things that actually happened, could have happened or we wanted to happen. And we find stories are best told with a pint of humor and... Read more »

EXTENDED Thru Jan 29th "Opus" (Redtwist Theatre): Magnum OPUS...Bravo!

I played the clarinet in grade school.  I loved music and wanted to be part of creating it.  When a bass clarinet was discovered in the school basement, I was asked to play it.  Since it was old, I was told if I didn’t think I’d get the note to not try for it.  This... Read more »

Review MACBETH: Classic Meets Contemporary!

Review MACBETH: Classic Meets Contemporary!
  Roundhouse Productions presents Macbeth Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Mary Reynard Liss at New Rock Theater, 3933 N. Elston (map) thru June 25  |  tickets: $20  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh In the 2010/2011 season, two top-tier Chicago theaters produced Macbeth. In the fall, the Lyric Opera featured a dazzling version of Verdi’s composition.  In the winter, Chicago Shakes introduced a condensed powerhouse... Read more »