Off Book chats with Chicago Shakes, Lifeline and much more!

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings at The HypocritesLifeline Theatre and Chicago Shakespeare Theater.   In addition, we chat with Lifeline’s Playwright Chris Hainsworth and Chicago Shakes’ Casting Director Bob Mason.   And of course, we have two new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.

Plus, don’t forget to mark your calendar for the 2011 Honor Awards PARTY, February 28th, 8pm-10pm at The Oracle Theatre, 3809 N. Broadway.  Come cheer on all the nominees and celebrate the Chicago theatre community.

This February 24, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance.

Shot word of the day: Chicago

Review Round-up:

“Six Characters In Search Of An Author” at The Hypocrites

“Hunger” at Lifeline Theatre

A Midsummer’s Night Dream at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Special Guests:

Chris Hainsworth at Lifeline Theatre

Bob Mason at Chicago Shakespeare Theater 

Got A Minute?

“Rosita” written by Eleanor Cavanaugh

“The Regular American Conversations in Recent American History Minute,”  Episode 4 written by Brett Neveu

Chicago Theatre Off Book is the new voice of community collaboration on CHIRP.  Every week, Off Book will feature Chicago leaders in performing arts entertainment.  From small storefront to the big warhorses, Off Book will focus on what’s happening on the Chicagoland theatrical landscape.  With reviews, interviews and one-minute audio-plays, Off Book will showcase the local talents driving Chicago’s dynamic theatre force.  Hosted by Actor Joshua J. Volkers and Reviewer Katy Walsh from The Fourth WalshOff Book is where Chicago meets to discuss artistic innovation.   

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