Tag: Jacqueline Penrod

"If You Split A Second" (Pegasus Players): Fascinating Premise

"If You Split A Second" (Pegasus Players):  Fascinating Premise
Pegasus Players present IF YOU SPLIT A SECOND. Playwright Dana Lynn Formby unveils her newest project. A split-second decision changes a man’s life forever. He goes to prison and his life continues without him. The premise fascinates. Formby has written the story to be primarily narrated by the incarcerated Mick played by Dylan McGorty. The effect of Mick’s... Read more »

"Iphigenia 2.0" (Next Theatre): Sacrifices Story for Spectacle

War?!  I don’t get it.  Video games?!  I don’t get those either.  Men focus for hours, days, years on intentional quests for bloodshed.  How can this possibly give any lasting satisfaction? The need to be victorious and superior over others is primarily a guy thing. And it’s been a *thing* throughout history.      Next Theatre presents... Read more »

EXTENDED Thru Dec 31st "Good Night Moon The Musical" (Chicago Children's Theatre): Page to Stage Brilliant!

EXTENDED Thru Dec 31st  "Good Night Moon The Musical" (Chicago Children's Theatre):  Page to Stage Brilliant!
When I was a little girl, I loved the Laura Ingalls Wilder series.  Little House… in the big woods, on the banks of Plum Creek, by the shores of Silver Lake, I loved this pioneering family struggling for a better life.  Through Laura’s writing, I could visualize it so clearly.  So when the “Little House... Read more »

EXTENDED *AGAIN* THRU August 21st "The Last Act of Lilka Kadison": Magically Uplifting!

Audio Podcast at ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of June 17th Narrated by Joshua Volkers  Lookingglass Theatre, in association with Abbie Phillips, presentsTHE LAST ACT OF LILKA KADISONReviewed by Katy Walsh  A cantankerous old woman is bothered by a hovering caretaker, an absentee son and a demanding ghost.  She’s mad!  Is it her natural state or... Read more »

Review "TREE": Family Rooted in Love & Prejudice

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of April 17th  Narrated by Joshua Volkers Victory Gardens presents TREE At 2433 N. Lincoln Written by Julie Hebert Directed by Andrea J. Dymond Tuesdays through Fridays at 7:30pm Saturdays at 4pm and 7:30pm Sundays at 3pm Buy Tickets Running Time: One hour and forty five... 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 »