Category: Teatro Vista

"White Tie Ball" (Teatro Vista): A Familiar Dance

"White Tie Ball" (Teatro Vista):  A Familiar Dance
Teatro Vista presents the world premiere of WHITE TIE BALL. The first 60 seconds of this show captivated me.  Director Edward Torres introduces the two main characters with a sequence of blackouts.  A business man is in the forefront.  A convict is in the background and behind a cage-like wall.  As the lights go up... Read more »

"Fish Men" (Goodman Theatre and Teatro Vista): Solid Second Act

"Fish Men" (Goodman Theatre and Teatro Vista):  Solid Second Act
“They took my dreams and replaced it with nightmares.  But they don’t have my awake time.”  -92 in FISH MEN #93.  Goodman Theatre, in conjunction with Teatro Vista, presents the world premiere of FISH MEN.  Things are heating up at Washington Park.  What started as daily game playing shifts into a high stakes quest for... Read more »

Review "Momma's Boyz" (Teatro Vista): Fascinating Deconstruction of Friendship

Review "Momma's Boyz" (Teatro Vista):  Fascinating Deconstruction of Friendship
At the most devastating moments in my life, I’m always baffled about how things got so out of control.  How did I let it happen?  Was it one pivotal moment that I chose this path to destruction?  Or was it a series of little things… ignoring this, going with that, picking one thing over the... Read more »

Review "Freedom, NY": Captivating Destination

Teatro Vista presents FREEDOM, NY  At Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Written by Jennifer Barclay Directed by Joe Minoso Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at 3pm Thru June 12th Buy Tickets  Running Time:  One hour and fifteen minutes with no intermission Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of May 13th  ... Read more »

Review "26 Miles": Tripping with Your Mom!

    Teatro Vista and Rivendell Theatre Ensemble present     26 Miles     Written by Quiara Alegria Hudes Directed by Tara Mallen at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago (map) through November 21  |  tickets: $25  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh The distance between Philadelphia and Wyoming is 1,835 miles. The distance between a mother... Read more »

7, 26, 3, K, 4: The combination to Rip Shaw before Seagull!

I’m mostly playing the numbers and letter this stretch of 8 in 7! 10.20.10  Seven Brides & Seven Brothers at Drury Lane Oakbrook 10.21.10  26 Miles by Teatro Vista and Rivendell Theatre at Chicago Dramatists 10.22.10  Rip Nelson by Hell in a Handbag Productions at Mary’s Attic 10.23.10  Candide by ChicagoShaw at Ruth Page Theatre 10.23.10  3 Sisters... Read more »