Posts tagged "Sara Eisenbaum"

“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 »

"What's The T?" (About Face Theatre): Truly Pressing

"What's The T?" (About Face Theatre):  Truly Pressing
Reviewed By Sara Eisenbaum  “What’s the T” begs the question What’s the Problem? Classism, racism, ageism, and homophobia/transphobia are still running rampant although people, especially in the seemingly gay city of Chicago, try to pat themselves on the back for the pseudo progress that has been made.  How refreshing to see a youth theater production as... Read more »

"Next Fall" (AstonRep Theatre): Merits Fall Into A Sinkhole

"Next Fall" (AstonRep Theatre):  Merits Fall Into A Sinkhole
Reviewed by Sara Eisenbaum “Next Fall” at itʼs core is religiously cliche and offers a great deal of contradictions that for the most part are not welcome. Maybe because Godʼs love is the rather large mainstay of the performance I am feeling the need to purge a bit of kindness in order to atone for... Read more »
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"Elsewhere" (Side Project Theatre): Gender Equality Cloaked in Mascara, Booze and Cigarettes

"Elsewhere" (Side Project Theatre):  Gender Equality Cloaked in Mascara, Booze and Cigarettes
Reviewed by Sara Eisenbaum Quite literally a hop, skip, and a jump from my doorstep is the Side Project Theater. No bigger than a Chicago style bedroom, the experience is more like the family reunion scene in “Dan in Real Life” where one can sigh a feeling of comfort and let down their stiff upper... Read more »