Posts tagged "Royal George Theatre"

EXTENDED Thru August 4th "Smokey Joe's Cafe" (SJCCHICAGO): It's back and still smoking hot!

EXTENDED Thru August 4th "Smokey Joe's Cafe" (SJCCHICAGO):  It's back and still smoking hot!
SJCChicago presents the return of Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre’s production of SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ. In the 1950’s, the musical writing team of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller began their songwriting chapter in rock and roll history.  Leiber was the lyricist.  Stoller was the composer.  Together, they used their passion for rhythm and blues to influence... Read more »

"Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody" (Royal George): Talking Dirty for Fun

"Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody" (Royal George):  Talking Dirty for Fun
Mills Entertainment, in conjunction with Just For Laughs Group, presents a three week limited engagement of SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody.  E.L. James rocked the world with her erotic bestseller “Fifty Shades of Grey.”  The novel is about a middle-age woman getting it on with a 25-year old, well-hung, wealthy, good looking philanthropist.  This show imagines the writing process... Read more »

"Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein" (Eighty Eight Entertainment): Bernstein is Back...from the Dead!

"Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein" (Eighty Eight Entertainment):  Bernstein is Back...from the Dead!
‘There’s a place for us, Somewhere a place for us. Peace and quiet and open air.  Wait for us. Somewhere.’ One of my favorite songs from a musical is “Somewhere” from WEST SIDE STORY.  It’s the kind of song that escalates from a whisper to a roar.  The music is this powerful composite of agony and ecstasy. When... Read more »
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Chicago Theatre Off Book Chats with Sideshow Theatre and Lyric Opera and much more!

It’s another round of Chicago Theatre Off Book on Chicago Independent Radio Project, CHIRP. This week, we review local theatre offerings that are kicking it up, blasting it off, and twanging it down. Later, we’ll chat with Sideshow Theatre and The Lyric Opera of Chicago about the excitement around their 2011/2012 Season. And of course, we’re featuring... Read more »

"The DOYLE & DEBBIE Show" (Royal George Theatre): Citified, Bona-Fide, Country-Fried Chart-Buster!

"The DOYLE & DEBBIE Show" (Royal George Theatre):  Citified, Bona-Fide, Country-Fried Chart-Buster!
At the worst moments of my life, I compose county songs.  Both ‘Last night God booed me’ and ‘If I hid, would you come find me’ are my ticket on the Nashville Express.  There is something about country music!  People love to hear about someone else’s personal problems, as long as it comes with a... Read more »

"A BEAUTIFUL SPELL" (Rare Terra Theatre): A Couple's Worst Nightmare!

"A BEAUTIFUL SPELL" (Rare Terra Theatre): A Couple's Worst Nightmare!
I use to drink a six pack everyday… of Diet Pepsi.  For years, I couldn’t go too long without an icy cold pop.  In the car, on the couch, at my desk, Diet Pepsi was a constant companion.  One morning, I woke up and declared I no longer drink Diet Pepsi.  No concrete reason just... Read more »
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Review "Big Love": Fifty Brides for Fifty Brothers Causes Revolting!

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of June 2nd  Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Chicago Fusion Theatre presentsBIG LOVE At Royal George, 1641 N. HalstedWritten by Charles L. MeeDirected by Nilsa ReynaThursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pmThru June 25th Buy TicketRunning Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission. Reviewed by Katy Walsh Fifty brides... Read more »

Review "White Noise": Hate the Hate but LOVE the Show!

Audio Podcast at ITUNES Week Chicago Theatre Reviews for April 10th narrated by Joshua Volkers   Holly Way, Jay Strommen, Jimmy Mack Deborah Taylor/Chris Bensinger, Tom Leonardis and Whoopi Goldberg present WHITE NOISE At the Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted Music and lyrics by Robert Morris, Steve Morris and Joe Shane Book by Mattie... Read more »

Review "Dixie's Tupperware Party": Bowls of Fun!

Down South LLC and Liberty Theatres present DIXIE’S TUPPERWARE PARTYAt Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. HalstedWritten by Kris AnderssonDirected by Patricia RichwoodTuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at 7:30pmFridays and Saturdays at 8pmSaturdays and Sundays at 3pmThru May 15th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Tightly sealed box, finding the hole, rimming... Read more »
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