Posts tagged "Ruth Page Theater"

"Mrs. Warren's Profession" (ShawChicago): Looking for a different career path?

          The play is morally rotten…the story…the incidents… the characters are wholly immoral and degenerate… the play is an insult to decency.         -New York Herald, October 1905 ShawChicago presents Mrs. Warren’s Profession.  Kitty Warren is a businesswoman, a single mother – and a whore.  Vivie Warren is a college graduate, a detached daughter,... Read more »

"Androcles and the Lion" (ShawChicago): Talented Lion is Too Big for Its Cage!

#25. ShawChicago presents Androcles and the Lion.  The Romans like a good game.  The coliseum packs the spectators in to watch death by lion. The prey is Christians.  When the Christians decide to not fight back, the sport loses its competitive edge.  The martyrs are ruining the entertainment value.  Caesar doesn’t know what to do.  The... Read more »

"Noel Coward in Two Keys" (ShawChicago): Double Play = Home Run!

It’s been twenty years but I still remember the moment and location of my greatest heartbreak.  The taste of my beer.  The look in his eyes. The feel of my blood rushing to my face.  The  sound of absolute silence as a piece of me hit the floor with a dull thud.   The smell of... Read more »
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Review "Candida": Love Shawtime!

     ShawChicago presents      Candida    Written by George Bernard Shaw Directed by Robert Scogin at Ruth Page Theater, 1016 N. Dearborn (map) through November 8  |  tickets: $10-$22   |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh  Everyone loves the Morells but nobody wants to talk about it! ShawChicago presents Candida, George Bernard Shaw‘s play about... Read more »