Posts tagged "Shade Murray"

First Look (Steppenwolf Theatre): New Playwrights Debut Their Works

Steppenwolf Theatre presents 2013 First Look Repertory of New Work.  The mission of the annual initiative is to develop new plays for future production at Steppenwolf Theatre and theatres across the country.  All the shows are being performed at the Steppenwolf Garage Theatre running times between 80-90 minutes.     Buena Vista A new play by Edith Freni... Read more »

"Butcher of Baraboo" (A Red Orchid Theatre): Prime Cut of Comedy Marinated in Intrigue

"Butcher of Baraboo" (A Red Orchid Theatre):  Prime Cut of Comedy Marinated in Intrigue
#111. Secrets were fun when I was young.  Knowing who cheated on a test, who liked liked someone, who pissed his pants was important.  As I’ve gotten older, ‘it’s a secret‘ becomes a burdensome request.  Knowing who cheated on his tax return, who liked liked someone’s husband, who pissed off her boss has lost it’s... Read more »

"Petrified Forest" (Strawdog Theatre): Rooted in a lot of Scary Woulds

"Petrified Forest" (Strawdog Theatre): Rooted in a lot of Scary Woulds
#44.  Anyone who has ever waited tables knows the pain of a boring shift.  The clock slowly ticks it down.  You fantasize that the next customer is going to: leave a whopping tip,   sweep you off your feet, blow the place up or all of the above.  You just want something to change everything.... Read more »
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Review "The Good Soul of Szechuan": Bold, Unique and Thoroughly Satisfying Dish!

Strawdog Theatre Company presents THE GOOD SOUL OF SZECHUANAt 3829 N. Broadway StreetWritten by Bertolt BrechtTranslated by David HarrowerDirected by Shade MurrayThru May 29th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two and a half hours includes a ten minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh God gives a hooker money to buy a tobacco shop.  She turns cross-dresser to... Read more »

Review "Abigail's Party": Hilarious Cocktail Chatter

A Red Orchid Theatre presents Abigail’s Party At 1531 N. Wells Written by Mike Leigh Directed by Shade Murray Thru May 23rd Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours includes a ten minute intermission   Neighbors are like your family. You don’t get to choose them but you have to live with them. What helps you... Read more »