Tag: David Cromer

EXTENDED Thru Dec 29th "The Normal Heart" (Timeline Theatre): Stunning!

EXTENDED Thru Dec 29th "The Normal Heart" (Timeline Theatre):  Stunning!
TimeLine Theatre presents THE NORMAL HEART. In 1981, The New York Times published an article about ‘a rare cancer’ found in 41 homosexuals.  In 2013, the Center for Disease Control reports 1.1 million Americans are living with the HIV infection.  TimeLine Theatre strives to connect the present with the past.  THE NORMAL HEART chronicles the... Read more »

"Sweet Bird of Youth" (Goodman Theatre): So Pretty!

"Sweet Bird of Youth" (Goodman Theatre):  So Pretty!
For its highly anticipated season opener, Goodman Theatre presents SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH, a classic Southern drama by Tennessee Williams.  Chance has returned to his hometown for Heavenly, his childhood sweetheart.  The problem is her mob-boss father hates him.  And the entire town works for Boss.  But this time, Chance has concocted a plan to... Read more »

EXTENDED "RENT" (American Theater, About Face Theatre): Pay Up and Get Your Bohemian On!

EXTENDED "RENT" (American Theater, About Face Theatre):  Pay Up and Get Your Bohemian On!
#103.  I’ve seen the movie RENT.  I’ve listened to my friends belt out RENT show tunes at Sidetracks.  And I’ve certainly known my share of artists struggling to pay the rent. American Theater Company, in conjunction with About Face Theatre, presents RENT.  It’s East Village in NYC circa 1990.  A bunch of bohemians are living... Read more »

Review "Cherrywood": P-A-R-T-Y AND B.Y.O.B.

   Mary-Arrchie Theatre presents    Cherrywood: The Modern Day Comparable     Written by Kirk Lynn Directed by David Cromer at Angel Island Theatre, 735 W. Sheridan (map) through August 8th  |  tickets:  $13-$22  |  more info reviewed by Katy Walsh Fliers announce ‘Party Tonite for anyone who wants a change.’ Mary-Arrchie Theatre presents the Midwest... Read more »

Director to Deliver First Class Surprises in "Dead Letter Office"

Next week, Dog and Pony Theatre Company presents the world premiere of “Dead Letter Office” at DCA Theatre. Taking time from a grueling rehearsal schedule and search for an industrial staircase, David Dieterich Gray sat down with The Fourth Walsh to chat about his professional directorial debut.  Interview with David Dieterich Gray by Katy Walsh T4W:  What do you find attractive... Read more »

Review "A Streetcar Named Desire": Get A Ticket for a Captivating Ride!

Writers’ Theatre presentsA STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE At 325 Tudor Court in GlencoeWritten by Tennessee WilliamsDirected by David CromerThru August 15thBuy TicketsRunning time:  Three hours with two ten minute intermissions Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘I don’t want realism.  I want magic!’  In this production, the audience gets both! Writers’ Theatre presents A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE by... Read more »