Tag: Chicago Theatre Off Book

Off Book Chats Up American Blues, Building Stage, Ka-Tet, Profiles and Lyric Opera

Off Book Chats Up American Blues, Building Stage, Ka-Tet, Profiles and Lyric Opera
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:   “Fuddy Meers” at Ka-Tet Theatre, “Werther” at Lyric Opera and“Hellcab” at Profiles Theatre.  Special Guests: Gwendolyn Whiteside, Producing Artistic Director at American Blues Theatre and playing Mary Bailey in “It’s a Wonderful Life:  Live at the Biograph” and Blake Montgomery, Founder and Artistic Director at The Building Stage and performing in “Charles Dickens Begrudgingly Performs ‘A Christmas Carol’. Again”.  Plus, we have two new “Got A... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Timeline, 500 Clown, Red Orchid, New Colony, and More

Off Book Chats Up Timeline, 500 Clown, Red Orchid, New Colony, and More
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “The Opponent” at A Red Orchid Theatre, “Down and Derby” by The New Colony and “Porn” by Theatre-Y.  Special Guests:  Director William Brown, Actor Nate Burger and Actor Steve Haggard for “Wasteland” at Timeline Theatre and Producing Artistic Director Adrian Danzig with 500 Clown .  Plus, we have two new “Got A Minute” segments from our guests’ current shows. This November 16, 2012... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Strangetree, Bailiwick Chicago, Strawdog, Broadway in Chicago, Trainspotting USA, & More!

Off Book Chats Up Strangetree, Bailiwick Chicago, Strawdog, Broadway in Chicago, Trainspotting USA, & More!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book has a special STRANGETREE episode.  This past summer, Oliver Sava was the lucky winner of an Off Book show dedicated to the theatre company of his choice.  He chose Strangetree Group.  Oliver joins us in reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” by Bailiwick Chicago, “Pontypool” by Strawdog Theatre, “Kinky Boots” by Broadway in Chicago and “Trainspotting USA” at Theater Wit.  And then we invite Strangetree Group into the... Read more »
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Off Book Chats Up Lookingglass, Lyric, Strawdog, Remy Bumppo, Shattered Globe, Goodman and More!

Off Book Chats Up Lookingglass, Lyric, Strawdog, Remy Bumppo, Shattered Globe, Goodman and More!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Metamorphoses” by Lookingglass Theatre ,“Elektra” at Lyric Opera, and “Neighborhood 3: Requistition of Doom” at Strawdog Theatre.  Our special guests are Linda Gillum, Artistic Associate at Remy Bumppo and director of Shattered Globe’s “Burn This” and Maggie Corbett, Chicago actor starring in Goodman Theatre’s“Sweet Bird of Youth.”  Plus, we have two new “Got A Minute” segments from two local playwrights. This October 19, 2012... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Trainspotting USA, Mary Arrchie, Chicago Shakes, A Red Orchid, IRVINE WELSH and more!

Off Book Chats Up Trainspotting USA, Mary Arrchie, Chicago Shakes, A Red Orchid, IRVINE WELSH and more!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Sunday in the Park with George” by Chicago Shakespeare Theater, “Geography of a Horse Dreamer” by Mary Arrchie Theatre, “HooDoo Love” by Collective Theatre.  Special Guests:  Brett Neveu, Playwright of “The Opponent” and A Red Orchid Theatre company member Writer Irvine Welsh and Actor Shane Kenyon on “Trainspotting USA” And of course, we have a new Got A Minute? segment... Read more »

Off Book Chats UP Raven, Lifeline, Writers, Lyric and More!

Off Book Chats UP Raven, Lifeline, Writers, Lyric and More!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:  “The Woman in White” by Lifeline Theatre, “The Big Knife” by Raven Theatre, “Hamlet” by Writers Theatre.And Off Book talks with special guests:  Mike Menendian, co-Artistic Director and Director of “The Big Knife” at Raven Theatre  and Jack Zimmerman, Subscriber Relations, Media Services at Lyric Opera.And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights. MARTY’S... Read more »
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Off Book Chats Up the Fall Season, Abraham Werewolf, Rivendell, TimeLine and More

Off Book Chats Up the Fall Season, Abraham Werewolf, Rivendell, TimeLine and More
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Spirits to Enforce” by Abraham Werewolf Theatre, “33 Variations” by TimeLine Theatre  and “Wrens” by Rivendell Theatre.  And Off Book talks with special guestTony Adler, Culture Editor at The Reader about the 2012 Fall season. And of course, we have a new Got A Minute? segment from a local playwright. MARTY’S MARTINI BAR September 30th, 2pm – 5pm 1511 W. Balmoral... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Chicago Shakes, Abraham Werewolf, Profiles, Porchlight and Babes with Blades!

Off Book Chats Up Chicago Shakes, Abraham Werewolf, Profiles, Porchlight and Babes with Blades!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “After” at Profiles Theatre , “A Class Act” byPorchlight Music Theatre and “Susan Swayne and the Bewildered Bride” by Babes with Blades Theatre.  And Off Book talks with special guests:  Matt Hooks, co-founder of Abraham Werewolf Theatre and starring in “Spirits to Enforce”, Gus Menary, co-founder of Jackalope Theatre, ensemble member at The Inconvenience, director of “Spirits to Enforce”... Read more »

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 »
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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 »