Posts tagged "Nothing Special Productions"

Off Book Chats Up Cor Theatre, Steppenwolf, Sideshow, The Hypocrites, The Factory and more!

Off Book Chats Up Cor Theatre, Steppenwolf, Sideshow, The Hypocrites, The Factory and more!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Ren Faire: Fistful of Ducats” by The Factory Theatre , “Savageland” by Nothing Special Productions , “The Fall of the House of Usher” by The Hypocrites and “Idomeneus” by Sideshow Theatre.  And our Special Guests are Tosha Fowler and Victoria DeIorio, co-founders at Cor Theatre plus actor and director for “Skin Tight” and Erica Daniels, Associate Artistic Director and Casting Director at Steppenwolf Theatre.  And of course, we have... Read more »

"Savageland" (Nothing Special Productions): Fascinating Study on What Defines a Savage

"Savageland" (Nothing Special Productions):  Fascinating Study on What Defines a Savage
#158. My least favorite word is *inappropriate.* People describing other people as inappropriate makes me cringe.  Sure, I get it for the big things:  killing, raping, cannibalism.  These seem absolute wrongs.  It’s the judgment call on the other stuff that is bothersome:  cleavage at the office, flip flops at a wedding, conversation at a dinner.  Who... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Nothing Special, The House, Artistic Home, Eclipse and Idle Muse

Off Book Chats Up Nothing Special, The House, Artistic Home, Eclipse and Idle Muse
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “The American Plan” at The Artistic Home , “The Monument” at Idle Muse Theatre , and “Ah, Wilderness” at Eclipse Theatre. And our Special Guests are  Mikey Laird, Artistic Director and co-Founder at Nothing Special Productions and director of “Savageland” and Dennis Watkins, Magician in “Magic Parlour” and starring in “Death and Houdini” at The House Theatre.  And of course, we... Read more »
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Review "LET X": Big Old Story Problem!

If the train leaves the station with 3 men and 3 women, and 3 of those people wear glasses, and 2 of the people are the same person, what is the probability that 1 of the couples had sex on the platform.  Back in the day, these type of arithmetic scenarios  multiplied my anxiety to... Read more »

Review "The Alchemist": Hilarious Long Con!

Nothing Special Productions presents THE ALCHEMIST At Boho Theatre, 7016 N. Glenwood Written by Ben Johnson Adapted by Gregory Peters Directed by Jack Dugan Carpenter Thursdays, Friday, Saturdays at 8pm Thru April 30th  Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours and forty minutes includes an intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Love? Riches? Fairytalk?  Whatever you’re in... Read more »

Review "The Armageddon Dance Party": Death Dance Off!

Nothing Special Productions presents THE ARMAGEDDON DANCE PARTY At Gorilla Tango Theatre, 1919 N. Milwaukee Written by David L. Williams Directed by Jack Dugan Carpenter August 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th at 7:30 For tickets, call the Gorilla Tango Box Office at 773-598-4549Running Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission   Reviewed by Katy Walsh  ... Read more »
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