Tag: Annabel Armour

"Northanger Abbey" (Remy Bumppo): The Price is Right!

"Northanger Abbey" (Remy Bumppo):  The Price is Right!
The name Jane Austen is synonymous with romance.  “Sense and Sensibility” and “Emma” are well-known examples of the author’s commitment to describing 18th Century courtship.  Along with her fondness for young women’s marital quests, Austen’s writings also built in a strong social commentary. Her love stories involved surmounting economic class and societal expectations.  And now her legendary... Read more »

"Seascape" (Remy Bumppo): Thought-provoking Deconstruction and Evolution

"Seascape" (Remy Bumppo):  Thought-provoking Deconstruction and Evolution
CHARLIE:  It’s called flux.  And it’s always going on; right now, to all of us. SARAH (shy):  Is it…is it for the better? CHARLIE:  Is it for the better?  I don’t know.  Progress is a set of assumptions. Remy Bumppo presents SEASCAPE. Nancy and Charlie are a couple with grown children.  Sarah and Leslie are... Read more »

"Mourning Becomes Electra" (Remy Bumppo Theatre): Family Femme Fatale Feud

"Mourning Becomes Electra" (Remy Bumppo Theatre):  Family Femme Fatale Feud
Mama’s boy.  Daddy’s little girl.  Harmless phrases of endearment?  Or the beginning of some incestual love triangle that will eventually lead to death? Remy Bumppo presents Chicago’s premiere of Edelstein’s MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA.  Christine is beautiful.  All men want her! Her husband. Her daughter’s boyfriend. Her son.  She has worked hard to become the object... Read more »

Review "The Goat Or, Who is Sylvia?": Not Just Another Bleating Heart Hook-up

Audio Podcast available on ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for week of April 10th Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Remy Bumppo Theatre Company presents THE GOAT OR, WHO IS SYLVIA? At Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln  Written by Edward Allbee Directed by James Bohnen Wednesdays to Saturdays at 7:30pm Sundays at 2:30pm Thru May 8th ... Read more »

Review "The Importance of Being Earnest": Wildely Entertaining!

Remy Bumppo presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTAt Greenhouse Theatre, 2257 N. LincolnWritten by Oscar WildeDirected by Shawn DouglassWednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30pmSundays at 2:30pm Additional matinees scheduledThru January 9th BUY TICKETS Running Time:  Two hours and twenty minutes with two ten minute intermissions Reviewed by Katy Walsh SWF ISO EARNEST.  Women want a man... Read more »

Review "At Home At The Zoo": Attacks with Brutal Humor

Victory Gardens Theater presents AT HOME AT THE ZOOAt Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. LincolnWritten by Edward AlbeeDirected by Dennis ZacekTuesdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 3pmThru October 31stBuy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours includes a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Which is worse:  being told by a loved one that ‘we... Read more »