Category: Profiles Theatre

"Behanding in Spokane" (Profiles Theatre): Quirky, Dark Comedy

"Behanding in Spokane" (Profiles Theatre): Quirky, Dark Comedy
Irish verses American!  The Irish are storytellers.  They enjoy a pub yarn that is 8 Guinness long.  Americans are a 140-character nation.  They want a story that can be told in a shot. Profile Theatre presents BEHANDING IN SPOKANE.  This 2010 creation marks award-winning Playwright Martin McDonagh’s first play set on American soil.  A mysterious... Read more »

Review "50 WORDS": Describes Marriage Deconstruction with Shocking Intimacy

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of May 20th   Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Profiles Theatre presents50 WORDSAt 4147 N. Broadway Written by Michael WellerDirected by Joe JahrausThursdays and Fridays at 8pmSaturdays at 5pm and 8pmSundays at 7pmThru June 26th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission. Reviewed by Katy Walsh... Read more »

Review "Reasons to be Pretty": A man's quest for inner beauty

    Profiles Theatre presents    reasons to be pretty     Written by Neil LaBute Directed by Rick Snyder  at Profiles Theatre, 4147 N. Broadway (map) thru March 13  |  tickets: $35-$40  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh He will hurt you. He’s a guy. It’s a done deal! Profiles Theatre presents the Chicago premiere... Read more »


A slew of wonderful play offerings slide January into February… 1.25.11  The New Electric Ballroom at A Red Orchid Theatre (JSJ) 1.27.11  Reasons to be Pretty at Profiles Theatre (JKJV) 1.28.11  Madagascar at Next Theatre (DM) 1.29.11  Sex with Strangers at Steppenwolf Theatre (JJV) 1.30.11  In Darfur at Timeline Theatre (JAC)  1.31.11  Boys Room at Victory Gardens... Read more »

Review "KID SISTER": AKA "Killer Joanne" in Profiles' Successful Franchise!

Profiles Theatre presents KID SISTERAt 4147 N. BroadwayWritten by Will KernDirected by Joe JahrausThursday s, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pmSaturdays at 5pm, Sundays at 7pmThru December 19thBuy TicketsRunning Time:  One hour and twenty-five minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘Hey, little sister, what have you done?‘  You think your sister is bad?!   Profiles Theatre... Read more »

"Sister," "Aftermath" before getting the "Dress" and "Man" to the "Ball"!

I’m becoming a veteran of Chicago Theatre.  This week it’s drama before the singing starts! 11.11.10  Kid Sister at Profiles Theatre 11.13.10  Aftermath at Signal Esemble 11.14.10  100 Dresses by Chicago Children’s Theatre in Skokie 11.14.10  Music Man at Marriott Theatre Lincolnshire 11.15.10  Masked Ball at Lyric Opera

2011 REMOUNT "Jailbait": 'Sexual Perversity' Meets 'High School Musical' Sans the Tunes!

REMOUNT at Second Stage, 3408 N. Sheffield, January 13th thru February 27th Profiles Theatre presents  JAILBAITAt 4147 N. Broadway Written by Deirdre O’ConnorDirected by Joe JahrausThru October 17th  Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘When you are 15, everything fun is illegal.’  A nightclub pick-up is riddled with risks:... 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 »

Review "Body Awareness": Rips Off The Skin To Expose The Guts!

Profiles Theatre presents BODY AWARENESSAt 4147 N. BroadwayWritten by Annie BakerDirected by Benjamin ThiemThru June 27th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  One hour and twenty minutes with no intermission Repetitive routines, unusual preoccupation with a particular subject, inability to empathize:  Asperger Syndrome?  Or someone in a ‘bad place’?    Profiles Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of BODY AWARENESS,... Read more »

Review "Killer Joe": Killer Drama Moves To Royal George!

Profile Theatre presents Killer Joe At Royal George Theatre 1641 N. Halsted By Tracy Letts Directed by Rick Snyder Thru July 18th Buy Tickets Reviewed by Katy Walsh   This is my 100th review in less than a year.  I decided to celebrate by returning to a 2010 favorite, Tracy Letts’ Killer Joe.  Profiles Theatre has... Read more »