Posts tagged "Steppenwolf Garage Theatre"

"We Three Lizas" (About Face Theatre): Triple Diva Fix

"We Three Lizas" (About Face Theatre):  Triple Diva Fix
About Face Theatre presents the world premiere of WE THREE LIZAS.  The House of Conrad is in a design slump.  Conrad Ticklebottom is desperate.  His assistant Reggie comes to the rescue with a book of spells.  Reggie conjures up the Great Queen of Wishes.  Conrad seeks the trifecta for his three wishes: youth, wealth and... Read more »

Chicago Theatre Off Book Chats with Oracle and American Theatre Co

Chicago Theatre Off Book Chats with Oracle and American Theatre Co
This episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book is bursting with testosterone.  Joshua J. Volkers is joined by Oliver Sava from TimeOut.  Oliver is subbing in for Katy Walsh, who is seeing theatre on the other side of the pond.  These guys chat with more guys, Brad Jayhan-Little and Ben Fuchsen at Oracle Productions  and PJ Paparelli at American Theatre Company.  The results is a... Read more »

EXTENDED THRU July 31st "Stations Lost" (Firecat): A Multi-Media Journey to Enlightenment in Review

      “You can hang on the cross or you can pound in the nails!’ A recovering Catholic, Tony Fitzpatrick ponders over politics and people.  Firecat presents Stations Lost.  Fitzpatrick is an artist.  A poet.  A painter.  A storyteller.  A stand-up comedian.  His show embodies the term ‘performing art.’  On the right, a musician... Read more »
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Review "Where We're Born": Comedy to Drama with Substance!

   Steppenwolf Theatre presents       Where We’re Born    Written by Lucy Thurber Directed by Brad Akin at Steppenwolf Garage Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map) through June 18  |  tickets: $20  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh  A college student returns home on break.  Beers, shots, joints: life is exactly how she left it. The escape to the comfortably familiar lulls her into trying... Read more »

Review "Animals Out of Paper": Unique Comedy Folds into Recycled Drama

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of June 17th  Narrated by Joshua Volkers     Steppenwolf Theatre presents ANIMALS OUT OF PAPER Reviewed by Katy Walsh A teacher stumbles on a naturally gifted student.  When he tries to recruit an expert to mentor the whiz kid, he discovers his idol living in... Read more »

Review "VENUS": FANNY-TASTIC!

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of June 17th  Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Steppenwolf Theatre presents VENUS Reviewed by Katy Walsh A flashlight beams in the darkness.  The wind whistles outside.  Odd characters chant in repetition: ‘I regret to inform you the Venus Hottentrot is dead.  There won’t be a show... Read more »
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Review "HEDDATRON": Creative Chaotic Comedy!

Sideshow Theatre presents  HEDDATRON Reviewed by Katy Walsh  Hedda Gabler:  Ibsen’s writing it.  Jane’s living it.  Nugget’s reporting it.  Robots are performing it.  Sideshow Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of HEDDATRON as part of the 2011 Steppenwolf Garage Repertory series.  Using documentary style film footage, HEDDATRON chronicles the recent robot led abduction of a woman. ... Read more »