Tag: Rudy Galvan

"Uncle Bob" (Mary Arrchie Theatre): Needs Heat

"Uncle Bob" (Mary Arrchie Theatre):  Needs Heat
Playwright Austin Pendleton ‘goes there’ in his tip-toe-through-taboo-territory.  Pendleton explores the long-term connectivity of two men. Uncle Bob is a cantankerous hermit. Josh is his highly-agitated nephew.  Their relationship is built on raw honesty and a tortured kinship.  They spar with intellectual acidity.  Both men believe they are ‘uncompromising failures.‘  They are stuck together in a misery-loves-company... Read more »

"Geography of a Horse Dreamer" (Mary Arrchie Theatre): Dissection of a Dreamer

"Geography of a Horse Dreamer" (Mary Arrchie Theatre): Dissection of a Dreamer
Dreaming is a powerful process.  The body goes into a resting state.  The brain uses the downtime to percolate on life happenings.  It sorts through unfinished business.  And it runs scenarios of possible outcomes.  I believe the mind predicts the future all the time.  The key is to remember the dreams. Mary Arrchie Theatre presents... Read more »

EXTENDED "Bang the Drum Slowly" (Raven Theatre): Male Bonding at Its Finest!

#114.  Men have always mystified me.  Having grown up with three sisters, I totally get every possible emotion for death, break-ups, or coupon expiration emitted by gals.  I don’t always understand what a man is thinking or feeling.  Their level of communication often is a grunt, a shrug, or a ‘whatever’.  My ‘How do you... Read more »

"PORNOGRAPHY" (Steep Theatre): Thought-Provoking Porn!

"PORNOGRAPHY" (Steep Theatre):  Thought-Provoking Porn!
What can I say about porn?  Sometimes, it’s an artistic expression capturing the naked human spirit.  Other times, it’s visual stimulation created to initiate a primal reaction.  All the time, it’s subject to interpretation. Steep Theatre presents the Midwest Premiere of PORNOGRAPHY.  It’s London, July 2005. A recent announcement confirmed the 2012 Olympics would be... Read more »