Posts tagged "Robert Tobin"

“The Water’s Edge” (AstonRep Theatre Company): A Work of Art Onto Itself

“The Water’s Edge” (AstonRep Theatre Company): A Work of Art Onto Itself
Reviewed by Sara Eisenbaum The connection to Greek tragedy that is at the heart of the play is clear from the first moment the characters enter scene one. The dysfunction that is present is at once comforting to an audience member as they connect with the dramatic interplay of individuals who have been scorned, left... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Oracle, Porchlight, and AstonRep

Off Book Chats Up Oracle, Porchlight, and AstonRep
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews “The Mother” at Oracle Theatre and “My Pal Joey” at Porchlight Music Theatre. Our special guest is Robert Tobin, Artistic Director at AstonRep Theatre. This May 10th episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by Marty’s Martini Bar.  Shot word of the day:  dance Chicago Theatre Off Book... Read more »

"Richard III" (Wayward Productions): Thought-provoking imagery stays true to classic

"Richard III" (Wayward Productions): Thought-provoking imagery stays true to classic
Wayward Productions presents Richard III.  Duplicity and murder are Richard’s tactics in his quest for power.  Yet, instead of 1480’s in the royal court of England, it’s 1970’s in a bikers‘ dive bar.  Richard’s quest is not to be King of the country.  This Richard wants to be the monarch of the Warlock Motorcycle Gang. And he... Read more »
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