Posts tagged "William Brown"

EXTENDED Thru Aug 11th "The Liar" (Writers' Theatre): The Truth? Excellent!

EXTENDED Thru Aug 11th "The Liar" (Writers' Theatre):  The Truth?  Excellent!
Writers Theatre presents THE LIAR. There’s a reason that action oriented, superhero blockbusters come out in the summer. It’s the season to kick back. These fun ruses entertain for their energetic antics.  They aren’t a thought-provoking mind bend.  They are spirited romps to match our lust for a win and a romance for the good... 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 »

"Wasteland" (TimeLine Theatre): Inconceivable Suffering with Gritty Realism

"Wasteland" (TimeLine Theatre):  Inconceivable Suffering with Gritty Realism
TimeLine Theatre presents the world premiere of WASTELAND.  It’s the Vietnam War. Joe is an American soldier.  He is being held captive in an underground prison.  He never sees anyone.  His food is even dropped from the unseen opening into his pit of despair.  He is in solitary confinement. And he is in hell.  One... Read more »
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EXTENDED AGAIN "A Little Night Music" (Writers Theatre): Isn't it bliss? YES, yes it is!

EXTENDED AGAIN "A Little Night Music" (Writers Theatre):  Isn't it bliss?  YES, yes it is!
Isn’t it rich?  Are we a pair?  Me here at last on the ground  You in mid air…  Where are the clowns? #105.  The familiar Judy Collins‘ chart-busting song “Send in the Clowns” was written by Stephen Sondheim for his 1973 musical premiere.  As a pop song, I’ve always thought it was a very sad... Read more »

Review "Heartbreak House": Avoid Heartache, See it!

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of May 1st   Narrated by Joshua Volkers Writers’ Theatre presents  HEARTBREAK HOUSE At 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe Written by George Bernard Shaw Directed by William Brown Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7:30pm Wednesdays (May 18th & June 22nd) at 2pm Thursdays and Fridays at 8pm Saturdays at... Read more »

Review "Do The Hustle": Biting Stings Swell into a Big Ouch!

   Writers’ Theatre presents     Do the Hustle    Written by Brett Neveu Directed by William Brown  at Writers’ Theatre, Glencoe (map) thru March 20  |  tickets: $  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh A father and son scuffle over a cup of hot chocolate. The boy walks out in a rage. The cashier... Read more »
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Review A CHRISTMAS CAROL: Dickens Haunts the Goodman!

Goodman Theatre presents A CHRISTMAS CAROLAt Goodman’s Albert Theatre, 170 N. DearbornBased on the novella by Charles DickensAdapted by Tom CreamerDirected by William BrownThru December 31st Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and fifteen minutes with a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh It’s Christmas Eve.  You are home alone flipping through a childhood photo... Read more »

Review "To Master The Art": The Better Half of "Julie & Julia"

TimeLine Theatre presents TO MASTER THE ARTAt 616 W. WellingtonWritten by William Brown and Doug FrewDirected by William BrownWednesdays and Thursday at 7:30pmFridays and Saturdays at 8pmSaturdays at 4pm, Sundays at 2pm  Thru December 19th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and twenty minutes includes ten minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Facing forty, Julia marries,... Read more »