Category: Chicago Theatre Off Book

Off Book Chats Up Mammals, Chicago Opera Theatre, Profiles, Cor, and More!

Off Book Chats Up Mammals, Chicago Opera Theatre, Profiles, Cor, and More!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Sweet and Sad” at Profiles Theater, “Skin Tight” by Cor Theatre and “Steady Rain” by Chicago Commercial Collective.  And Off Book talks with special guests:  Bob Fisher, Founder of The Mammals and Jerry Tietz, General Manager of Chicago Opera Theater.  And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments, one from a local playwright and an aria... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Cor Theatre, Steppenwolf, Sideshow, The Hypocrites, The Factory and more!

Off Book Chats Up Cor Theatre, Steppenwolf, Sideshow, The Hypocrites, The Factory and more!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Ren Faire: Fistful of Ducats” by The Factory Theatre , “Savageland” by Nothing Special Productions , “The Fall of the House of Usher” by The Hypocrites and “Idomeneus” by Sideshow Theatre.  And our Special Guests are Tosha Fowler and Victoria DeIorio, co-founders at Cor Theatre plus actor and director for “Skin Tight” and Erica Daniels, Associate Artistic Director and Casting Director at Steppenwolf Theatre.  And of course, we have... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Vitalist, Chicago Fringe, Redtwist, Muse of Fire and More!

Off Book Chats Up Vitalist, Chicago Fringe, Redtwist, Muse of Fire and More!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:  “The Glass Menagerie” at Redtwist Theatre and “Julius Caesar” at Muse of Fire Theatre .  And our Special Guests: Vinnie Lacey, Executive Director and Adrienne Guldin, Business Manager with Chicago Fringe Festival and Elizabeth Carlin-Metz, Artistic Director at Vitalist Theatre  and director of “Pool (no water)”. And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.      This... Read more »
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Off Book Chats Up Nothing Special, The House, Artistic Home, Eclipse and Idle Muse

Off Book Chats Up Nothing Special, The House, Artistic Home, Eclipse and Idle Muse
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “The American Plan” at The Artistic Home , “The Monument” at Idle Muse Theatre , and “Ah, Wilderness” at Eclipse Theatre. And our Special Guests are  Mikey Laird, Artistic Director and co-Founder at Nothing Special Productions and director of “Savageland” and Dennis Watkins, Magician in “Magic Parlour” and starring in “Death and Houdini” at The House Theatre.  And of course, we... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Steep, Steppenwolf, Muse of Fire, Dead Writers and More!

Off Book Chats Up Steep, Steppenwolf, Muse of Fire, Dead Writers and More!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:  “Moment” at Steep Theatre,“Three Sisters” at Steppenwolf Theatre and “Vortex” by Dead Writers Collective at Greenhouse Theatre, And we have Special Guests: Jemma Alix Levy, Artistic Director at Muse of Fire Theatre, director of “Julius Caesar” for Muse of Fire and Jonathan Berry, Resident Artist at Griffin Theatre and Artistic Associate at Steep Theatre, director of “Moment” at Steep.  And of course, we have 2 new Got A... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Goodman, Babes of Blades, Mary Arrchie and much more!

Off Book Chats Up Goodman, Babes of Blades, Mary Arrchie and much more!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:  “Electra” at Mary Arrchie Theatre  “A Steady Rain” at Chicago Commercial Collective  and “Crowns” at Goodman Theatre . And we have Special Guests:  Leigh Barrett, Artistic Director of Babes with Blades and Marketta P. Wilder, starring as Yolanda in “Crowns” at Goodman Theatre .  And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.     ... Read more »
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Off Book Chats Up Remy Bumppo, Idle Muse, Magic Parlour, Sideshow, Soul and More!

Off Book Chats Up Remy Bumppo, Idle Muse, Magic Parlour, Sideshow, Soul and More!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:  “Magic Parlour” at The Palmer House, “The Gacy Play” by Sideshow Theatre and “The Lover” by Soul TheatreOur special guests are Evan Jackson, Artistic Director at Idle Muse Theatre and Nick Sandys, Artistic Director at Remy Bumppo. And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights. This July 13, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance. Shot word... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Mary Arrchie, Sideshow, Lookingglass, Goodman, About Face, Strange Tree and More

Off Book Chats Up Mary Arrchie, Sideshow, Lookingglass, Goodman, About Face, Strange Tree and More
Chicago Theatre Off Book chats about three new theatre openings during the review round-up: “Immediate Family” at GoodmanTheatre and About Face Theatre, “Eastland:  A New Musical” at Lookingglass Theatre, and “Goodbye Cruel World” at Strange Tree Group Theatre.  And our special guests are Calamity West, Playwright “The Gacy Play” at Sideshow Theatre, Richard Cotovsky, Founding... Read more »

Off Book Chats up Adrian Aguilar, Chicago Commercial Collective, Writers, Theatre 7, Oracle and More!

Off Book Chats up Adrian Aguilar, Chicago Commercial Collective, Writers, Theatre 7, Oracle and More!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:  “Exit, Pursued by a Bear” at Theatre Seven of Chicago, “The Sandman” at Oracle Theatre, and “The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead” at Writers Theatre.  And chatting with special guests:  Adrian Aguilar, Chicago Actor and Aurélia K. Fisher, Producer at Chicago Commercial Collective And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.... Read more »
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Off Book Chats Up Theatre 7, Theatre on the Lake, Walkabout, Right Brain Project, and More

Off Book Chats Up Theatre 7, Theatre on the Lake, Walkabout, Right Brain Project, and More
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:  “Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon,” “Crow,”and “Marat/Sade.”  And our special guests are Brian Golden, Managing Artistic Director at Theatre Seven of Chicago, Meghan Beals McCarthy, Associate Artistic Director at Chicago Dramatist and co-Curator at Theatre on the Lake and Samantha Chavis, Managing Director at Theatre on the... Read more »