Posts tagged "Randall Colburn"

"Don't Give That Beast A Name" (The Chicago Mammals): A Plunge into the Unknown

"Don't Give That Beast A Name" (The Chicago Mammals):  A Plunge into the Unknown
When my sisters and I were kids, this woman approached us at the Elkhart 4-H Fair and asked, “If you died tonight, would you go to heaven?”  We said that we didn’t know and followed her into a tent where we became victims of a Jesus-saves revival.  Looking back I laugh, but that day, we... Read more »

"The Improv Play" (Infusion Theatre): Behind-the-Laughter Look at Chicago Actors

“The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow.”  -Mark Twain #80.  Infusion Theatre Company, in conjunction with DCA Theater, presents the world premiere of The Improv Play.  Walt got the nod.  He’s leaving Chicago’s Second City for “Saturday Night Live.”  His success makes others tally their own comedic situation.  Ben lost his job chasing... Read more »

"HESPERIA" (Writers Theatre): Promised Land within a Gated Community

"HESPERIA" (Writers Theatre):  Promised Land within a Gated Community
#24.  I’m in the closet about religion.  Sixteen years of Catholic education has taught me that spirituality is best actualized on Sundays, DHO (days of holy obligation) or at home.  I’ve sat through lively dinner parties where conversation topics are intellectual, financial, political or sexual… but never spiritual.  People in my circles don’t talk about... Read more »
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Review "Ghostbox": Damned Haunting!

Infusion Theatre presents GHOSTBOXAt Apollo Studio Theatre, 2540 N. LincolnWritten by Randall ColburnDirected by Mitch GolobSeptember 30th thru October 31st Thursdays, Friday, Saturdays at 8:30Special performance Sunday the 31st at 8:30 Ticket InformationRunning time:  45 minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh What really frightens people this time of year?  Blood-sucking, green-faced, broom-sticking apparitions... Read more »