Category: LiveWire Theatre

"A Permanent Image" (Livewire Chicago Theatre): Compelling and Life Altering

"A Permanent Image" (Livewire Chicago Theatre): Compelling and Life Altering
LiveWire Chicago Theatre, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), presents the Chicago premiere of A Permanent Image. Bo lives 3,000 miles from his parents.  Ally’s home is only three hours away.  Neither sibling has seen their folks in a few years.  Their father’s death brings them home for the holidays.  When... Read more »

"A Bright New Boise" (Livewire Chicago): Provokes a Strong Reaction!

This past year, I saw… A brother make out with his sister.  A bar mob eat two strangers.  A gunman kill schoolchildren.  A clown rape a little girl.  I see plays with every imaginable injustice.  But it was the religious content of this play that has left me unsettled and angry.   LiveWire Chicago Theatre... Read more »

Review "Hideous Progeny": Makings of A Monster

LiveWire Chicago presents HIDEOUS PROGENYAt DCA Storefront Theatre, 66 E. RandolphWritten by Emily DendingerDirected by Jessica HutchinsonThru September 26th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and fifteen minutes includes a ten minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Romanticists and lovers share wine and poetry at a Switzerland villa.  Prolonged rainstorms quarantine the group inside where the... Read more »

Seeing "Jailbait" before "Billy" only "Under America" can a "Hideous" "Memory" Come True!

Back to school for the kids.  Back to theatre for Chicago!  September has a plethora of choices for theatre goers.  With so much good stuff going up, I’m setting out on a marathon paced month with 25 shows.  First up this holiday weekend…. 09.01.10   Jailbait at Profiles Theatre 09.02.10  Billy Elliot the Musical by Broadway in... Read more »