Posts tagged "Wesley Daniel"

"Comedy of Errors" (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre): Welcome Diversion from the Parental Grind

"Comedy of Errors" (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre): Welcome Diversion from the Parental Grind
Reviewed by Chad T. Volkers Chicago Shakespeare Theater in the Parks presents A Comedy of Errors. It turns out that the audience of a Shakespeare play, when set in a Chicago park on a Sunday Afternoon, tends toward the string-cheese side of life. I should have anticipated this, and yet, here I was, gobsmacked by... Read more »

"Iphigenia 2.0" (Next Theatre): Sacrifices Story for Spectacle

War?!  I don’t get it.  Video games?!  I don’t get those either.  Men focus for hours, days, years on intentional quests for bloodshed.  How can this possibly give any lasting satisfaction? The need to be victorious and superior over others is primarily a guy thing. And it’s been a *thing* throughout history.      Next Theatre presents... Read more »