Archive for June 2010

Win Family Pass for Four to "The Emperor's New Clothes"

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES A World Premiere Family Musical At Navy Pier Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tale Thru August 29th   You can win four tickets to the world premiere family musical The Emperor’s New Clothes! Chicago Shakespeare’s new musical version of The Emperor’s New Clothes, the frivolous Emperor... Read more »

Review "Sins of Sor Juana": Cloistered Showcase Moments

Goodman Theatre presents THE SINS OF SOR JUANA At 170 N. Dearborn Written by Karen Zacarias Directed by Henry Godinez Thru July 25th Buy Tickets Running Time:  Two hours and fifteen minutes includes a fifteen minute intermission   Reviewed by Katy Walsh   “I will never write again,” scrawled in blood.  Severe writer’s block?  Submission... Read more »

Review "F#cking Men": Porn with a Real Storyline!

Bailiwick Chicago presents F#CKING MENAt Theatre Building Chicago/Stage 773, 1225 W. BelmontWritten by Joe DiPietroDirected by Tom Mullen Thru August 29th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘With girls you have to take them to dinner or be nice to them.  Guys you just need to look at them.’ ... Read more »

Review "Cherrywood": P-A-R-T-Y AND B.Y.O.B.

   Mary-Arrchie Theatre presents    Cherrywood: The Modern Day Comparable     Written by Kirk Lynn Directed by David Cromer at Angel Island Theatre, 735 W. Sheridan (map) through August 8th  |  tickets:  $13-$22  |  more info reviewed by Katy Walsh Fliers announce ‘Party Tonite for anyone who wants a change.’ Mary-Arrchie Theatre presents the Midwest... Read more »

Review "Lookingglass Alice": Vaudeville-Circus-Magic Show-Theatrical Extravaganza

   Lookingglass Theatre and The Actors Gymnasium present    Lookingglass Alice    Adapted and directed by David Catlin Adapted from the stories of Lewis Carroll at Water Tower Works, 821 N. Michigan (map) through September 12th |  tickets: $32-$64   |  more info  reviewed by Katy Walsh Shoes drop, floors open, balls fly, it’s a typical vaudeville-circus-magic... Read more »

Coming Soon.... "Lookingglass Alice," "Cherrywood," and "F#cking Men"

TRIPLE PLAY! Starting tonight, three openings in three nights…. June 23rd   “Lookingglass Alice” at Lookingglass Theatre June 24th   “Cherrywood”  by Mary-Archie Theatre June 25th   “F#cking Men”  by Bailwick Theatre Look for the theatre reviews with a bite starting on Thursday.

The Tallest Man: Dramatic Charmer with Banshee, Bedlam, and Booze

The Artistic Home presents THE TALLEST MANAt 3914 N. ClarkWritten by Jim LynchDirected by John MossmanThru August 22nd Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours includes a ten minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘Do you love me?’ ‘Go away fool!’  It’s a question of importance.  What really matters most?  Love.  Money.  Land. Family. The Artistic Home... Read more »

What people are saying about "Dead Letter Office"

Dog & Pony Theatre Company presents DEAD LETTER OFFICEAt DCA Storefront Theatre, 66 E. RandolphWritten by Philip DawkinsConceived by Ben ViccellioDirected by Dieterich GrayThru July 18th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours includes a ten minute intermission By Katy Walsh Neither rain, nor sleet, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from experiencing Dog & Pony... Read more »

Review "Sugar": Sugar without Spice but still Nice!

Drury Lane Oakbrook presents    Sugar     Book by Peter Stone Music: Jule Styne, Lyrics: Bob Merrill Based on movie “Some Like It Hot” Directed by Jim Corti at 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook (map) through August 1st  |  tickets: $26-$40  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh It’s a play about the filming of a... Read more »

Review "Sex Marks The Spot": Sexual Politics Miss The Intrigue

New Lincoln Theatre Productions presents SEX MARKS THE SPOT At Theatre Building Chicago, 1225 W. Belmont Written by Charles Grippo Directed by Damian Arnold Thru July 25th Buy Tickets Running Time:  Two hours and ten minutes includes a fifteen minute intermission   By Katy Walsh   Porn, politician and paparazzi:  a senator’s personal life unravels... Read more »