Posts tagged "Nathan Allen"

"The Crownless King: Part II" (The House Theatre): The Thrilling and Complicated Adventure Continues

"The Crownless King:  Part II" (The House Theatre):  The Thrilling and Complicated Adventure Continues
The House Theatre of Chicago presents the world premiere of THE CROWNLESS KING:  PART II. The House launched a mythical trilogy last fall with The Iron Stag: Part I.  The three part series follows the quest of an orphaned innocent named Casper.  In Part I, Casper’s identity is discovered.  His claim to the magic hammer... Read more »

"The Magnificents" (House Theatre): MAGNIFICENT!

"The Magnificents" (House Theatre):  MAGNIFICENT!
To make braving last night’s ice storm worth it, a show has to be pretty magnificent.  Well, TA-DA… The House Theatre of Chicago presents THE MAGNIFICENTS.  It’s 1933 in Small Town, USA.  Magnificent is an aging magician.  He and his wife Rosie have assembled a band of misfits for their traveling circus.  Under their big... Read more »

"Iron Stag King -Part One (The House Theatre): Must See for Evolving Trilogy!

"Iron Stag King -Part One (The House Theatre): Must See for Evolving Trilogy!
I love a good quest!  Unexpected heroes trying to save the world from evil.  Harry Potter vs Lord Voldemort.  Luke Skywalker vs Darth Vader.  Frodo Baggins vs Lord Sauron. Indiana Jones vs Nazis. Katniss vs The Capitol. With all those dark forces in the universe, it’s reassuring to have a steadfast wizard, Jedi, hobbit, professor,... Read more »
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"Death and Harry Houdini" (The House Theatre): A Marvel!

"Death and Harry Houdini" (The House Theatre): A Marvel!
#143.  In 2002, I was a barista at Seattle’s Best.  It was my *creative writing years.* The coffee shop was ideal because I got insurance and free coffee.  I did the morning shift with my fave coworker, Dr. Krohl.  We became acquainted with this guy named Nathan and his trolley driving friends.  They were trying... Read more »

2010 Merritt Awards: Designers celebrate theatre accomplishments!

  By Katy Walsh Scenery, lights, sounds, costumes; theatre design is devising storytelling beyond the dialogue. On Monday, May 3, 2010, Chicago gathered at the Goodman Theatre to celebrate the role that designers play in the theatre community. The festivities brought together veteran and rookies in the theatre design world for networking and fellowship. The... Read more »

Review "Girls vs Boys": Shirts came off and I STILL didn't love it!

The House Theatre and AMTP* presents   Girls vs Boys   Book/lyrics by Chris Matthews, Jake Minton and Nathan Allen Music by Kevin O’Donnell and Nathan Allen Directed by Nathan Allen Music directed by Ethan Deppe At the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map) thru May 9th  |  tickets: $15-$25  |  more info reviewed by... Read more »
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