Tag: Samuel D. Hunter

"The Whale" (Victory Gardens): Extraordinary!

"The Whale" (Victory Gardens):  Extraordinary!
Victory Gardens presents the Midwest premiere of THE WHALE.  Charlie is fat.  He weighs about 600+ pounds. He is stuck -literally- on his couch. And he’s dying of congestive heart failure.  His only contact with the outside world are his online writing students and his friend that’s a nurse.  Two new people stumble in his... Read more »

"A Permanent Image" (Livewire Chicago Theatre): Compelling and Life Altering

"A Permanent Image" (Livewire Chicago Theatre): Compelling and Life Altering
LiveWire Chicago Theatre, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), presents the Chicago premiere of A Permanent Image. Bo lives 3,000 miles from his parents.  Ally’s home is only three hours away.  Neither sibling has seen their folks in a few years.  Their father’s death brings them home for the holidays.  When... Read more »

"A Bright New Boise" (Livewire Chicago): Provokes a Strong Reaction!

This past year, I saw… A brother make out with his sister.  A bar mob eat two strangers.  A gunman kill schoolchildren.  A clown rape a little girl.  I see plays with every imaginable injustice.  But it was the religious content of this play that has left me unsettled and angry.   LiveWire Chicago Theatre... Read more »

Review "I AM MONTANA": Consuming Journey of Self-Discovery

        Audio Podcast available on ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for week of April 10th Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Mortar Theatre presents I AM MONTANA At Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Written by Samuel D. Hunter Directed by Rachel Edwards Harvith Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30pm Sundays at 3pm Thru May 7th ... Read more »