Tag: The Pitmen Painters

Theater in Review: Show Me Chicago's Top Ten Picks for 2011.

Theater in Review: Show Me Chicago's Top Ten Picks for 2011.
As we say Auld Lang Syne to 2011 and 2012 becomes a reality, we stand at the crossroads of the old and the new. Ready for a fresh start but not ready to let completely go.  It is from this vantage point that Show Me Chicago will be looking back today and then looking ahead... Read more »

Chicago's TimeLine Theatre Creates a Masterpiece with The Pitmen Painters.

Chicago's TimeLine Theatre Creates a Masterpiece with The Pitmen Painters.
Chicago, Tuesday, September 13, 2011.  It was 1934 in a small mining village in Northern England when a group of hardscrabble working class men, who toiled unimaginable hours for what was barely a living wage, hired a tutor.  They used funds from the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) for an evening art appreciation class after a... Read more »
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