Posts tagged "Michael Peters"

"The Bear Suit of Happiness" (The New Colony): Sometimes a Drag

"The Bear Suit of Happiness" (The New Colony):  Sometimes a Drag
The New Colony presents the world premiere of The Bear Suit of Happiness.  It’s 1943.  At an American military base on an island in the Pacific, four soldiers are working on a show to entertain the troops.  Woody is the writer.  Frank is the composer.  Tom is the leading man.  And Norman is the diva-in-the-making.  The guys... Read more »

"Wrong Mountain" (Rare Terra Theatre): Brain-Teasing, Cerebral-Tickling, Mind Shifter

"Wrong Mountain" (Rare Terra Theatre):  Brain-Teasing, Cerebral-Tickling, Mind Shifter
When reporters get together, they make fun of bloggers.  They view bloggers as the deformed stepchild of the writers’ family.  They don’t believe an online presence gives bloggers the credentials to have an opinion. Rare Terra Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of Wrong Mountain.  Something is eating at Henry Dennett.  Literally – there is a 40 lbs worm... 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 "The Warriors": Victims Advance Lives with Humor!

      Audio Podcast available on ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for week of April 3rd Narrated by Joshua Volkers     The New Colony presents THE WARRIORS At Second Stage, 3408 N. Sheffield Written by Evan Linder Conceived by Mary Hollis Inboden Directed by Benno Nelson Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays at 7:30pm Thru April... Read more »

Review "Cabaret": Slutty Bash with A Beat

The Hypocrites presentCABARET At DCA Theatre, 66 E. RandolphBook by Joe MasteroffLyrics by Fred EbbMusic by John KanderMusical direction by Mike PrzygodaDirected by Matt HawkinsThru May 23rdBuy TicketsRunning Time:  Two and a half hours with two ten minute intermissions. Reviewed by Katy Walsh What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music... Read more »