Tag: The Oracle Theatre

"Waiting for Lefty" (Oracle Theatre): Surreal!

"Waiting for Lefty" (Oracle Theatre): Surreal!
Oracle Theatre presents WAITING FOR LEFTY. Playwright Clifford Odets premiered and set this play in 1935.  It exposes the corruption of unions during the depression.  At the focal point, one man struggles to feed his family with honor.   External and internal forces push him to make hard decisions. Under Director Matt Foss’ vision, the... Read more »

"THE MAIDS" (Oracle Theatre): Gripping, Psycho Thriller!

"THE MAIDS" (Oracle Theatre):  Gripping, Psycho Thriller!
#58.  I quit my first career job after 6 years.  My boss was the most shrewd businessman I had ever met.  At first, I was mesmerized by his charisma. I adored him.  Later, he used his business tactics to put me in my place. I abhorred him.  So, on the eve of my big going... Read more »

Review "WOYZECK": Bi-Level Imagery Amazingly Gripping

The Oracle Theatre presents WOYZECK At 3809 N. Broadway Written by Georg Buchner Translated by David Steiger Directed by Max Truax Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays at 8pm Sundays at 3pm EXTENDED thru May 21st Reserve Tickets  Running Time:  Eighty minutes with no intermission   Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of May 1st  ... Read more »

"Broadway" before "I do" the "Wedding" "Bash" then "The Union" at "The Zoo"!

It’s a theatre marathon this weekend and I’m going the distance! 10.07.10  Bernhardt on Broadway presented by Maxim’s 10.08.10  I do! I do! by Light Opera Works 10.09.10  Blood Wedding at The Oracle Theatre 10.10.10 Bash by Brikenbrak Theatre at Viaduct Theatre 10.10.10  State of the Union at Strawdog Theatre 10.11.10  At Home at the Zoo... Read more »

Review "Ghost Sonata": The Original 'LOST'

The Oracle Theatre presents GHOST SONATAAt 3809 N. BroadwayWritten by August StrindbergDirected by Max TruaxThru June 19th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  80 minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘When a house grows older, it molders.  When people are together for a longtime in a house, they go mad.’  The Oracle Theatre presents GHOST SONATA,... Read more »