Posts tagged "Remy Bumppo Theatre"

"An Inspector Calls" (Remy Bumppo): :(

"An Inspector Calls" (Remy Bumppo):       :(
Remy Bumppo presents AN INSPECTOR CALLS. This show was billed as an Agatha Christie style mystery with a twist.  The only mystery to me is how AN INSPECTOR CALLS had an award-winning revival in the 1990s. Playwright J.B. Priestley debuted his post WWII play in 1945.  Having experienced active combat shared equally by classes, Priestley... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Lookingglass, Lyric, Strawdog, Remy Bumppo, Shattered Globe, Goodman and More!

Off Book Chats Up Lookingglass, Lyric, Strawdog, Remy Bumppo, Shattered Globe, Goodman and More!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Metamorphoses” by Lookingglass Theatre ,“Elektra” at Lyric Opera, and “Neighborhood 3: Requistition of Doom” at Strawdog Theatre.  Our special guests are Linda Gillum, Artistic Associate at Remy Bumppo and director of Shattered Globe’s ”Burn This” and Maggie Corbett, Chicago actor starring in Goodman Theatre’s“Sweet Bird of Youth.”  Plus, we have two new “Got A Minute” segments from two local playwrights. This October 19, 2012... Read more »

Off Book chats with Rae Gray, Grey Ghost and Much More!

Off Book chats with Rae Gray, Grey Ghost and Much More!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:   “The Reception” by Steep Theatre , “After the Revolution” by Next Theatre , “Chesapeake” by Remy Bumppo Theatre and “Johnny Theatre” by Chemically Imbalanced Theatre.  We also chat with Rae Gray, Chicago actress and Evan Chung and Amber Robinson, co-founders Grey Ghost Theatre.   And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights . This April 27, 2012 episode... Read more »
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EXTENDS Thru May 6th"Chesapeake" (Remy Bumppo): Anderson IS the Blessing!

EXTENDS Thru May 6th"Chesapeake" (Remy Bumppo): Anderson IS the Blessing!
“Are there miracles in life?…I for one know that there are.  And because I know this, I recognize that there are dimensions of life that we do not understand and that we must explore.  If we fail to examine publicly and persistently and collectively the innermost nature of life, we lose our right to call... Read more »

"Changes of Heart" (Remy Bumppo Theatre): Potential But I Don't Love it!

"Changes of Heart" (Remy Bumppo Theatre): Potential But I Don't Love it!
Love is kooky!  Why do we love certain people?  How can love consume us and then delude us?  When do we know that this love is the real, everlasting kind?  In second grade, I came up with a theory to test the depths of the connection.  Up against Kardashian nonsense and Demi heartache, my school... Read more »

Chicago Theatre Off Book Chats with Lifeline and Lookingglass plus recent show reviews

 It’s another round of Chicago Theatre Off Book on CHIRP!  This week, we review local theatre offerings about family dysfunction, community dysfunction, and artistic dysfunction. Later, we’ll chat with Lifeline and Lookingglass about the excitement around their 2011/2012 Season. And of course, we’re featuring two local playwrights in our one-minute audio play segment, Got A Minute? Have a listen and... Read more »
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"Mourning Becomes Electra" (Remy Bumppo Theatre): Family Femme Fatale Feud

"Mourning Becomes Electra" (Remy Bumppo Theatre):  Family Femme Fatale Feud
Mama’s boy.  Daddy’s little girl.  Harmless phrases of endearment?  Or the beginning of some incestual love triangle that will eventually lead to death? Remy Bumppo presents Chicago’s premiere of Edelstein’s MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA.  Christine is beautiful.  All men want her! Her husband. Her daughter’s boyfriend. Her son.  She has worked hard to become the object... Read more »

Review "The Importance of Being Earnest": Wildely Entertaining!

Remy Bumppo presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTAt Greenhouse Theatre, 2257 N. LincolnWritten by Oscar WildeDirected by Shawn DouglassWednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30pmSundays at 2:30pm Additional matinees scheduledThru January 9th BUY TICKETS Running Time:  Two hours and twenty minutes with two ten minute intermissions Reviewed by Katy Walsh SWF ISO EARNEST.  Women want a man... Read more »

It's a "Miracle" before "Christmas" then "Being Earnest" about a "Pancake"!

November ends with holiday classics, a Wilde favorite, and a new breakfast offering.    11.27.10  Miracle on 34th Street by Porchlight Theatre at Stage 773 11.28.10  Christmas Carol at Goodman Theatre  11.29.10  Importance of Being Earnest by Remy Bumppo at Greenhouse Theatre 11.30.10  Pancake Breakfast by New Colony at Viaduct Theatre   Celebrating the holidays with... Read more »
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Review "Night and Day": Un-Stopp(ard)able Hit!

Remy Bumppo Theatre presents NIGHT AND DAYAt Greenhouse Theatre, 2257 N. LincolnWritten by Tom StoppardDirected by James BohnenThru November 14th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and ten minutes includes a ten minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Freedom of the press!  Free to do what?  Report the truth!  Who’s version?  Remy Bumppo presents NIGHT AND DAY.  Written... Read more »