Posts tagged "Red Theater"

"Red Hamlet" (Red Theater): Poetic Content Riddled with Comedy Bits

"Red Hamlet" (Red Theater):  Poetic Content Riddled with Comedy Bits
Red Theater presents the Chicago premiere of RED HAMLET.  His dad is dead.  His mom is his aunt.  His girlfriend is pregnant.  Life is making Hamlet crazy.  It doesn’t help when his dad’s ghost guilts him in to a murder investigation.  Meanwhile, Fortinbras keeps popping up to avenge his own father’s death.  And Rosencrantz and... Read more »

"Schweyk in the Second World War" (Red Theatre): Ambitious Spectacle

"Schweyk in the Second World War" (Red Theatre):  Ambitious Spectacle
In its inaugural production, Red Theater presents Schweyk in the Second World War. Schweyk is a regular at the local tavern.  He’s an opinionated, big talker.  Among his barfly peers, when he shoots off his mouth, it isn’t a problem.  They’re use to it.  But the visiting German Gestapo take issue to his loose tongue.  His aversion to... Read more »