Posts tagged "Rick Snyder"

"In The Company of Men" (Profiles Theatre): Lacking the LaBute Punch

"In The Company of Men" (Profiles Theatre):  Lacking the LaBute Punch
Profiles Theatre presents the World Premiere of IN THE COMPANY OF MEN. I’ve seen a number of Neil LaBute’s plays.  His dialogue is riddled with profanity and comedy.  His characters are usually acerbic.  And the drama typically twists and warps unexpectedly.  I’m often left marred for life after a LaBute show.  His nuggets of wisdom... Read more »

"Behanding in Spokane" (Profiles Theatre): Quirky, Dark Comedy

"Behanding in Spokane" (Profiles Theatre): Quirky, Dark Comedy
Irish verses American!  The Irish are storytellers.  They enjoy a pub yarn that is 8 Guinness long.  Americans are a 140-character nation.  They want a story that can be told in a shot. Profile Theatre presents BEHANDING IN SPOKANE.  This 2010 creation marks award-winning Playwright Martin McDonagh’s first play set on American soil.  A mysterious... Read more »

Review "God of Carnage": Divine Comedic Massacre

Goodman Theatre presents GOD OF CARNAGE At 170 N. Dearborn Written by Yasmina Reza Directed by Rick Snyder Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays at 7:30pm Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays at 2pm Thru April 10th Buy Tickets  Running Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘Children consume our lives and then... Read more »

Review "Reasons to be Pretty": A man's quest for inner beauty

    Profiles Theatre presents    reasons to be pretty     Written by Neil LaBute Directed by Rick Snyder  at Profiles Theatre, 4147 N. Broadway (map) thru March 13  |  tickets: $35-$40  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh He will hurt you. He’s a guy. It’s a done deal! Profiles Theatre presents the Chicago premiere... Read more »

Review "Mamet Repertory": Cox-ed for Success!

American Theatre Company presentsTHE MAMET REPERTORY: “OLEANNA” and “SPEED-THE-PLOW”At 1909 W. Byron Street Written by David MametDirected by Rick Snyder “OLEANNA” Thru October 30th “SPEED-THE-PLOW” Thru October 31stBuy Tickets  Running Times:  “OLEANNA” is sixty minutes. “SPEED-THE-PLOW” is eighty minutes.  No intermissions. Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘You asked me to come.  I don’t understand.’  Common language... Read more »

Review "Killer Joe": Killer Drama Moves To Royal George!

Profile Theatre presents Killer Joe At Royal George Theatre 1641 N. Halsted By Tracy Letts Directed by Rick Snyder Thru July 18th Buy Tickets Reviewed by Katy Walsh   This is my 100th review in less than a year.  I decided to celebrate by returning to a 2010 favorite, Tracy Letts’ Killer Joe.  Profiles Theatre has... Read more »

Review "Killer Joe" at Profiles Theatre: Killer drama!

Profile Theatre presents Killer Joe By Tracy Letts Directed by Rick Snyder Profiles Theatre 4147 N. Broadway Thru April 11th Buy Tickets Guess who’s coming to dinner? The guy we hired to kill mom! Profiles Theatre presents Killer Joe. Penned by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Tracy Letts, Killer Joe is the story of a white... Read more »