Tag: James Schuette

"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 »

"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 "Hot l Baltimore": Humorous, Heartfelt, Haunting Havoc

    Audio Podcast available on ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for week of April 3rd Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Steppenwolf Theatre Presents THE HOT L BALTIMORE  At 1650 N. Halsted Written by Lanford Wilson Directed by Tina Landau Tuesdays thru Sundays at 7:30pm Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm Wednesdays at 2pm on May 11th,... Read more »

Review "Endgame": Beckett's Profound Absurdity

Steppenwolf Theatre presents ENDGAMEAt 1650 N. HalstedBy Samuel BeckettDirected by Frank GalatiThru June 6th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Seventy-five minutes with no intermission ‘Ending is the beginning.’  ‘Time is zero.’  ‘Nothing is funnier than unhappiness.’  Nobel Prize-winning playwright Samuel Beckett penned a one act play with moments of profound absurdity.  Steppenwolf Theatre presents ENDGAME directed by... Read more »