Tag: Michael Dailey

"Conversations on a Homecoming" (Strawdog Theatre): Drunken Perfection

"Conversations on a Homecoming" (Strawdog Theatre):  Drunken Perfection
Four friends reconnect over drinks. Sounds like a pleasant evening, right?! Not the way Playwright Tom Murphy tells it. Murphy uses a guy’s hometown return as the impetus for a drunken sh#tstorm. As the drinks go down, the tension goes up and the gloves come off. Murphy’s characters grapple with politics and religion. And just below those... Read more »

"Improbable Frequency" (Strawdog Theatre): Clever, Madcap Romp

"Improbable Frequency" (Strawdog Theatre):  Clever, Madcap Romp
Strawdog Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of IMPROBABLE FREQUENCY.  It’s 1940.  Hitler is a viable threat.  England is under attack.  Puzzle-pro Tristram Faraday answers a want ad and becomes the U.K.’s newest spy.  Faraday is shipped to Ireland to solve a transmission mystery.  Song requests on a radio station are influencing the weather.  Faraday is... Read more »

"Pontypool" (Strawdog Theatre): Scared the Crap Out of Me!

"Pontypool" (Strawdog Theatre):  Scared the Crap Out of Me!
I’m not a huge fan of Halloween.  Sure, there is candy and the pageantry of dressed-up kids.  I can dig that.  I’m talking about dark, stormy fall nights where bad things can happen.  I don’t like walking in a desolate neighborhood with the leaves blowing giving off a “To Kill A Mockingbird” vibe. And I... Read more »

Review "The Conquest of the South Pole": Delusional Comedy about Survival

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of May 1st   Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Strawdog Theatre Company presents THE CONQUEST OF THE SOUTH POLE At 3829 N. Broadway Written by Manfred Karge Adapted by Calvin McLean, Caron Cradle, Ralf Remshardt Directed by Kimberly Senior Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at... Read more »

Review "State of the Union": Political Games Still in Play -64 Years later!

Strawdog Theatre Company presents STATE OF THE UNIONAt 3829 N. BroadwayWritten by Russel Crouse and Howard LindseyDirected by Geoff ButtonFridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4pm, Sundays at 7pmThru November 13th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and forty-five minutes includes 2 (ten minute) intermissions Reviewed by Katy Walsh Democrats verses Republicans, power of the... Read more »