Posts tagged "The New Colony"

"The Bear Suit of Happiness" (The New Colony): Sometimes a Drag

"The Bear Suit of Happiness" (The New Colony):  Sometimes a Drag
The New Colony presents the world premiere of The Bear Suit of Happiness.  It’s 1943.  At an American military base on an island in the Pacific, four soldiers are working on a show to entertain the troops.  Woody is the writer.  Frank is the composer.  Tom is the leading man.  And Norman is the diva-in-the-making.  The guys... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Timeline, 500 Clown, Red Orchid, New Colony, and More

Off Book Chats Up Timeline, 500 Clown, Red Orchid, New Colony, and More
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “The Opponent” at A Red Orchid Theatre, “Down and Derby” by The New Colony and “Porn” by Theatre-Y.  Special Guests:  Director William Brown, Actor Nate Burger and Actor Steve Haggard for “Wasteland” at Timeline Theatre and Producing Artistic Director Adrian Danzig with 500 Clown .  Plus, we have two new “Got A Minute” segments from our guests’ current shows. This November 16, 2012... Read more »

"Down and Derby" (The New Colony): Jamming Until It Hits Speed Bumps

"Down and Derby" (The New Colony):  Jamming Until It Hits Speed Bumps
The New Colony presents the world premiere of DOWN AND DERBY.  Larkin City, Ohio was hit by a tornado.  The small town suffered many deaths.  To change their mourning routine, sisters Rose and Lilly decide to start a roller derby team.  They recruit the town misfits.  When these gals put on their skates, they transform... Read more »
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Off Book chats Goodman, Pavement Group, Profiles, Strawdog, Court and more!

Off Book chats Goodman, Pavement Group, Profiles, Strawdog, Court and more!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:   “In the Forest, Dark and Deep” at Profiles Theatre, “Duchess of Malfi” at Strawdog Theatre,  “Angels in America” – Part 1 at Court Theatre and “Rise of the Numberless” by Bailiwick Chicago and The New Colony.  We chat with special guests; Tara... Read more »

"Rise of the Numberless" (Bailiwick Chicago, The New Colony): Musical Mayhem!

"Rise of the Numberless" (Bailiwick Chicago, The New Colony):  Musical Mayhem!
#90.  Arriving at the Flat Iron Arts Building, we’re greeted by a guy looking like a runaway cast member of “Hair.”  He passes us off to another colorfully-clad guy.  They welcome us like friends and then covertly usher us up to the third floor.  The theatrical experience has begun.  At reception, we are stamped with... Read more »

EXTENDED Thru Aug 13th "5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche"(The New Colony): Gut-busting Perfection!

EXTENDED Thru Aug 13th "5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche"(The New Colony): Gut-busting Perfection!
With sexual orientation sensitivity, in a politically-correct era, and during Pride month, I laughed at lesbians!  Not a nervous chuckle.  Not a side snicker.  I laughed my ass off at lesbians.  The New Colony presents the world premiere of the full-length production of 5 LESBIANS EATNG A QUICHE.  In 1956, The Susan B. Anthony Society for... Read more »
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Review "The Warriors": Victims Advance Lives with Humor!

      Audio Podcast available on ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for week of April 3rd Narrated by Joshua Volkers     The New Colony presents THE WARRIORS At Second Stage, 3408 N. Sheffield Written by Evan Linder Conceived by Mary Hollis Inboden Directed by Benno Nelson Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays at 7:30pm Thru April... Read more »

Review "Pancake Breakfast": Big Stack of Sticky Family Drama with Nuts

    The New Colony presents     Pancake Breakfast     Written by Tara Sissom Directed by Sean Kelly at Viaduct Theatre, 3111 N. Western (map) through Dec 19  |  tickets: $10-$25  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh Independence Day is an annual celebration of liberation. For Beatrice, this year is D-Day for the release of... Read more »

It's a "Miracle" before "Christmas" then "Being Earnest" about a "Pancake"!

November ends with holiday classics, a Wilde favorite, and a new breakfast offering.    11.27.10  Miracle on 34th Street by Porchlight Theatre at Stage 773 11.28.10  Christmas Carol at Goodman Theatre  11.29.10  Importance of Being Earnest by Remy Bumppo at Greenhouse Theatre 11.30.10  Pancake Breakfast by New Colony at Viaduct Theatre   Celebrating the holidays with... Read more »
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This weekend "Escape From Happiness" with "That Sordid Little Story"

Humor of crazy family antics and/or a Bluesgrass road trip:  don’t miss two Chicago Storefront Theatre shows ending this weekend…   Infamous Commonweath Theatre’s Escape From Happiness at Raven Theatre   The New Colony’s That Sordid Little Story at Viaduct Theatre