Posts tagged "The Artistic Home"

"The Goddess" (The Artistic Home): Honest, True-Hollywood Revelations

"The Goddess" (The Artistic Home):  Honest, True-Hollywood Revelations
The Artistic Home presents THE GODDESS. Screen-playwright Paddy Chayefsky penned a Hollywood exposé.  He wrote about small town, unloved Emily Ann blossoming into Tinsel Town siren Rita.  Although Chayefsky denies that she is based on Marilyn Monroe, his Rita also became entangled with a sports celebrity and drugs on her climb to fame. The glamour of her... Read more »

"Beaten" (The Artistic Home): American Masterpiece Debut

"Beaten" (The Artistic Home):  American Masterpiece Debut
The Artistic Home presents the World Premiere of BEATEN. Playwright Scott Woldman debuts a compelling triple generational tale.  Woldman tells the story of the impact of domestic violence on three women in one household.  We see these women’s lives unravel into a pile of tangled knots.  Their relationships with men and to each other are... Read more »

EXTENDED Thru May 25th "The Night of the Iguana" (The Artistic Home): Brings the heat!

EXTENDED Thru May 25th "The Night of the Iguana" (The Artistic Home):  Brings the heat!
The Artistic Home presents THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, the first production in their new artistic home.  Reverend T. Lawrence Shannon is having a nervous breakdown.  He had an affair with a Sunday school teacher.  And now his congregation hates him.  So, he runs away to Puerto Vallarta and drags a bus of sight-seers with... Read more »
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Off Book Chats Up Mercury, Timeline, Modofac with Jim Lynch

Off Book Chats Up Mercury, Timeline, Modofac with Jim Lynch
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews “A Grand Night for Singing” at Mercury Theatre and ”Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West” at TimeLine Theatre. Our special guest is Jim Lynch the playwright for “CCX” with Modofac Productions. This February 22, 2013 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance                                                                                                   Shot word of the day: Irish Join us on March 24th, 2pm-5pm, at Marty’s Martini Bar for our fundraiser. No admission costs!  Come and drink martinis (or any beverage) and... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up "The Book of Mormon", Raven Theatre and More!

Off Book Chats Up "The Book of Mormon", Raven Theatre and More!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews “The Book of Mormon“ by  Broadway in Chicago and “Boy Gets Girl” at Raven Theatre.  Our special guest is Kristin Collins, Managing Director at The Artistic Home and starring in “Boy Gets Girl” at Raven Theatre.  This February 1, 2013 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance                                                                                                   Shot word of the day: friendsJoin us on March 24th, 2pm-5pm, at Marty’s Martini Bar for our fundraiser. No admission costs!  Come and drink martinis (or any beverage) and... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Nothing Special, The House, Artistic Home, Eclipse and Idle Muse

Off Book Chats Up Nothing Special, The House, Artistic Home, Eclipse and Idle Muse
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “The American Plan” at The Artistic Home , “The Monument” at Idle Muse Theatre , and “Ah, Wilderness” at Eclipse Theatre. And our Special Guests are  Mikey Laird, Artistic Director and co-Founder at Nothing Special Productions and director of “Savageland” and Dennis Watkins, Magician in “Magic Parlour” and starring in “Death and Houdini” at The House Theatre.  And of course, we... Read more »
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"The American Plan" (The Artistic Home): Robust Story of Dream Chasers!

"The American Plan" (The Artistic Home):  Robust Story of Dream Chasers!
JOSH:  What’s your plan? ME:  To be happy! JOSH:  And how does that happen? ME:  No idea… The Artistic Home presents THE AMERICAN PLAN.  Lili is a poor, little, rich girl.  She’s mercurial.  And Eva, her mother, believes Lili requires constant surveillance and prescriptions for her emotional fits. Eva guards Lili from life’s undesirable elements. ... 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 »

"Tea and Sympathy" (The Artistic Home): Thought-Provoking Subject Matter

"Tea and Sympathy" (The Artistic Home):  Thought-Provoking Subject Matter
#57.  Jock, fairy, slut, bully… labels have transcended time.  But how has our reaction to them stood the test of decades? Do we continue to be bystanders against or advocates for individuality? The Artistic Home presents TEA AND SYMPATHY.  It’s the 1950’s.  A quick dip at the local swimming hole leads to destruction at an... Read more »
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Review "MARISOL": Apocalyptic with a Sense of Humor

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of June 23rd  Narrated by Joshua Volkers   The Artistic Home presents MARISOL Reviewed by Katy Walsh Credit card users are tortured for maxing out.  Commuters are beaten with golf clubs.  And perhaps worst of all, coffee is extinct.  Welcome to the Bronx in the Millennium!... Read more »