Posts tagged "Meredith Bell Alvarez"

"Successors" (Signal Ensemble): 'August, Osage County' Starring the Daleys

"Successors" (Signal Ensemble):  'August, Osage County' Starring the Daleys
Signal Ensemble presents the world premiere of Successors.  Mayor DeKoven has announced his sudden retirement.  He is the third generation of DeKoven mayors.  The city is surprised.  His kids are shocked.  They wonder which of them will get his endorsement for mayor:  greedy partier Marty, the smart but uptight Patricia or adult delinquent Scott.    At a family... Read more »

"Princes of Waco" (Signal Ensemble Theatre): Compelling Performances, Convoluted Script

"Princes of Waco" (Signal Ensemble Theatre):  Compelling Performances, Convoluted Script
I remember Author Flannery O’Connor from my high school English assignments.  She had a propensity to write about characters that had a dark side.  Unsettlingly but subtlety cruel.  I think it stays with me 30+ years later because before that I believed a good man wasn’t hard to find. Signal Ensemble Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of Princes of... Read more »

Review "The Real Inspector Hound": Death-to-Theatre-Critics Satire

Signal Ensemble Theatre presents         THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND At 1802 W. Bernice Written by Tom Stoppard Directed by Ronan Marra Thru September 18th Buy Tickets Running Time:  75 minutes no intermission   Reviewed by Katy Walsh   ‘Where’s Chris Jones?’  Chicago Tribune’s Nina Metz is undoubtedly asked that question a lot. ... Read more »
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