Tag: E.L. Doctorow

"The March" (Steppenwolf Theatre): Part History, Part Saga and All Spectacle

  #82.  Spring in Chicago 2012 will be remembered as epic.  Three of the major theatre companies are mounting large ensemble productions.  Court premiered Angels in America -Part 1 & 2.  Goodman is in final rehearsals for The Iceman Cometh.  And overon Halsted… Steppenwolf Theatre presents the world premiere of The March.  It’s the Civil War in 1864.  General William... Read more »

Review "Ragtime The Musical": Epic Entertainment

  Drury Lane Oakbrook presents   Ragtime   Based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow by Terrance McNally (book), Stephen Flaherty (music), Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) directed/choreographed by Rachel Rockwell at Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook (map) through May 23 (more info)   ‘What can happen in a year?’ Father’s question is an expectation that life is... Read more »