Posts tagged "Oracle Theatre"

"Pink Milk" (Oracle Theatre): Unforgettable Stunner

"Pink Milk" (Oracle Theatre): Unforgettable Stunner
Oracle Productions, in conjunction with White Elephant, presents PINK MILK.  Once upon a time, a man introduced the world to artificial intelligence.  His name was Alan Turing and he is often referred to as the Father of Computers.  He was brilliant and advanced the field of science.  He was also gay.  The criminal punishment for... Read more »

"Accidental Death of an Anarchist" (Oracle Theatre): :(

"Accidental Death of an Anarchist" (Oracle Theatre):  :(
Oracle Theatre presents Accidental Death of an Anarchist.  A man was killed falling or being pushed out of a fourth floor window.  The situation is even more dramatic knowing that it was the fourth floor of a police station in Milan.  And the window was in the interrogation room. Down below, The Maniac has been arrested for... Read more »

"The Return of Radio Goggles" (Oracle Theatre): Something to See!

"The Return of Radio Goggles" (Oracle Theatre):  Something to See!
#144. Back in the olden days… Before we could watch movies on our cellphones, Ipads, and televisions, people huddled around their radios to listen to weekly serials.  With only auditory, they had to imagine how the story unfolded visually.  Last summer, Oracle invented a way to look back at past radio shows and really see... Read more »
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Off Book Chats up Adrian Aguilar, Chicago Commercial Collective, Writers, Theatre 7, Oracle and More!

Off Book Chats up Adrian Aguilar, Chicago Commercial Collective, Writers, Theatre 7, Oracle and More!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:  ”Exit, Pursued by a Bear” at Theatre Seven of Chicago, ”The Sandman” at Oracle Theatre, and ”The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead” at Writers Theatre.  And chatting with special guests:  Adrian Aguilar, Chicago Actor and Aurélia K. Fisher, Producer at Chicago Commercial Collective And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.... Read more »

"The Sandman" (Oracle Theatre): Thoroughly Engrossing Oddity!

"The Sandman" (Oracle Theatre):  Thoroughly Engrossing Oddity!
#129.  When I was a kid, my mom use to tell me, “Be good!  Santa’s birds are watching.”  Mom had this year-round imaginary surveillance set up on my sisters and me.  It had all the right scare tactics and limitless capabilities.  It used the Christmas incentive reward.  And birds are everywhere.  I look at birds... Read more »

Off Book Chats with Silk Road, Seanachai, and much more!

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies.  In addition, we chat with Kevin Theis, Seanachai Theatre ensemble member and director for “Moon for the Misbegotten”, Jamil Khoury, Founding Managing Director at Silk Road Rising and creator for “Re-Spiced”and Steve Scott, Associate Producer for Goodman Theatre and director for “Re-Spiced”  And of course, we have two new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights. This March 30, 2012 episode... Read more »
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Off Book Chats with Collaboraction, A Red Orchid and Much More!

Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing fairytales and sexual revolution shows at Lifeline Theatre and The Oracle Theare.  In addition, we chat about upcoming shows at Collaboraction Theatre and A Red Orchid Theatre with Anthony Mosley and Brett Neveu.  And of course, we have two new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.  Have a listen! This episode of Chicago... Read more »

Review "Ironmistress" (Oracle Theatre): A MACHINE!

#1.        I’m just a love machine              So give me motivation            I’m just a love machine  -Arctic Monkeys Love machine.  Sex machine.  These are today’s positive terms to describe optimal performance.  The *machine* is a person who goes beyond human levels to exceed... Read more »

2011 Top Ten Chicago Theatre Picks

2011 Top Ten Chicago Theatre Picks
From the first show of the year, Trap Door’s “HamletMachine” to the final opening of the year, last night’s “The Addams Family,” 2011 was a banner year for theatre in Chicago.  250+ theatre companies produced over 400+ shows.  Big blockbuster touring epics like Les Miserables to no-frills, all-poignant productions at ShawChicago entertained the Chicagoland masses. ... Read more »
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"The Ugly One" (Sideshow Theatre): Hideously Funny and Pretty Profound!

"The Ugly One" (Sideshow Theatre):  Hideously Funny and Pretty Profound!
Before he came out to his parents, my friend Dirk went out of his way to impress them.  He had a beautiful job, beautiful home, beautiful clothes.  When he heard they were coming to visit Chicago, he asked ME if I knew any beautiful girls that would fit into his beautiful life. Sideshow Theatre Company... Read more »