Posts tagged "Trap Door Theatre"
#74. “All the world is a stage!” is a famous quote from Shakespeare’s play As You Like It. That philosophy encourages theatres to be dynamic and ever-changing. Even established plays receive a new look and life as a theatre company interprets the work. Strangeloop Theatre presents As You Like It (A New Adaptation). Family issues at court... Read more »
An attractive couple walks into a bar… No, it’s not the opening of a joke. It’s the catalyst that bonds ordinary locals into bizarre misfits. Trap Door Theatre presentsOVERWEIGHT, unimportant: MISSHAPE – A European Supper. The usual suspects are getting their drink on. Piggy and Bunny are knitting and sniping. Karlo is looking for a fight. Herta... Read more »
Where does romance start? In a deserted train station? In an empty church? Where does love end? On an isolated subway platform? On a vacated pew? Strangeloop Theatre presents Strangers and Romance. Award-winning, Chicago playwrightBarbara Lhota uses two one-act plays to illustrate the distance and closeness of lovers and strangers. In a Boston subway station, Madison and Maddie role-play... Read more »
Trap Door Theatre presents HAMLETMACHINEWritten by Heiner MullerTranslated by Carl WeberMusic composed by Jonathan GuillenDirected by Max TruaxThursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pmThru February 26th Buy TicketsRunning Time: Seventy minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘I am Hamlet.’ I AM Hamlet.’ ‘I am HAMLET!’ To-be-or-not-to-be gets skewed when three guys claim they are the... Read more »
EXTENDS Thru December 4th Trap Door Theatre presents ME TOO, I AM CATHERINE DENEUVEAt 1655 W. CortlandWritten by Pierre NotteTranslated by David BradbyDirected by Valery WarnotteThursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pmThru November 20th Buy TicketsRunning Time: Approximately ninety minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘I’ll have what I want, when I want it.’... Read more »
Trap Door Theatre presents CHASTEAt 1655 W. Cortland AvenueWritten by Ken PrestininziDirected by Kate HendricksonThru June 26th Buy TicketsRunning Time: Two hours and twenty minutes included a ten minute delayed start and intermission. Reviewed by Katy Walsh I hated this company’s last production, MINNA. Trying again to get in to the Trap Door, I slip through... Read more »
Trap Door Theatre presents Minna Written by Howard Barker Directed by Nicole Wiesner Thru February 13th Buy Tickets Minna is a narcissist! Both the titled character and the play suffer from an overestimation of appearance and abilities. Trap Door Theatre presents Minna, a play… no… more like a gluttony of monologues safety pinned together, written... Read more »