Posts tagged "Seanachai Theatre"

EXTENDED Thru Feb 1 "The Seafarer" (Seanachai Theatre): The Drunken Holiday Show Alternative

EXTENDED Thru Feb 1 "The Seafarer" (Seanachai Theatre):  The Drunken Holiday Show Alternative
Seanachai Theatre presents THE SEAFARER. It’s Christmas time.  Richard plans to spend the holiday blind-stinking drunk…literally. Brad Armacost (Richard) is a boozer who lost his eyesight.  No one in Chicago plays a sloshed Irishman more charming than Armacost.  In The Seafarer, Armacost is hilariously inebriated.  A vivid storyteller, Armacost has this marvelous ability to draw the audience in... Read more »

"Hughie" (Seanachai Theatre): Perfect Ramblings Pack a Wallop

"Hughie" (Seanachai Theatre):  Perfect Ramblings Pack a Wallop
Seanachai Theatre presents Hughie.  Erie Smith is a small-time gambler and big-time talker.  He’s coming off his most recent bender. He’s looking for the comforts of home.  He’s searching for his Hughie. Charley Hughes is the new replacement night clerk.  For years, Erie has returned home from his latest craps game or hook-up  to chat it out... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Chicago Shakes, Seanachai and Brad Armacost

Off Book Chats Up Chicago Shakes, Seanachai and Brad Armacost
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews “Othello:  The Remix” at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.  Our special guest is  Brad Armacost, artistic associate with Seanachai Theatre and starring in “Hughie.”   This April 12th episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by Marty’s Martini Bar.  Shot word of the day:  Guinness    Chicago Theatre Off Book is the new voice of community collaboration on CHIRP.  Every week, Off Book will feature Chicago leaders in performing arts entertainment. ... Read more »
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Off Book Chats with Next Theatre, Strawdog Theatre and much more!

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies.  In addition, we chat with Mary Ann Thebus, actress starring in Next Theatre’s “After the Revolution” and Brandon Bruce, Artistic Director at Strawdog Theatre .  And of course, we have two new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights. This April 6, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by UPTOWN FAN. Shot word of the day:  “actor(s)”... Read more »

Off Book Chats with Silk Road, Seanachai, and much more!

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies.  In addition, we chat with Kevin Theis, Seanachai Theatre ensemble member and director for “Moon for the Misbegotten”, Jamil Khoury, Founding Managing Director at Silk Road Rising and creator for “Re-Spiced”and Steve Scott, Associate Producer for Goodman Theatre and director for “Re-Spiced”  And of course, we have two new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights. This March 30, 2012 episode... Read more »

"A Moon for the Misbegotten" (Seanachai Theatre): Whiskey-Soaked Unrequited Possibilities

#62.  The other day, I heard a story about Eugene O’Neill.  I’ve been reading a lot about his tragic life.  He had three wives, alcoholism, and depression.  His two sons committed suicide.  He disowned his daughter when she hooked up with Charlie Chaplin.  His brother drank himself to death.  Eugene O’Neill’s life was one long,... Read more »
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