Tag: Tien Doman

"Ivywild" (The-Hypocrites): Amusement on Kays-Torrence Ride

"Ivywild" (The-Hypocrites):  Amusement on Kays-Torrence Ride
The Hypocrites present the world premiere of IVYWILD. Director Halena Kays and Playwright Jay Torrence team up together to make another historical spectacle.  Last year, they re-imagined the fire at Chicago’s Iroquois Theatre with the highly successful Neo-futurists’ run of “Burning Bluebeard.”  Now, the true tall tales of Bathhouse John is getting the Kays-Torrence treatment.... Read more »

"The Magnificents" (House Theatre): MAGNIFICENT!

"The Magnificents" (House Theatre):  MAGNIFICENT!
To make braving last night’s ice storm worth it, a show has to be pretty magnificent.  Well, TA-DA… The House Theatre of Chicago presents THE MAGNIFICENTS.  It’s 1933 in Small Town, USA.  Magnificent is an aging magician.  He and his wife Rosie have assembled a band of misfits for their traveling circus.  Under their big... Read more »

"The Fall of the House of Usher" (The Hypocrites): Continues the Rise of the Era of Graney!

"The Fall of the House of Usher" (The Hypocrites):  Continues the Rise of the Era of Graney!
#160. The Hypocrites present the world premiere adaptation of THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER.  A mysterious letter has prompted a woman to visit her childhood friend, Usher.  He wrote that he is inflicted with medical maladies and requests her in-person assessment.  Upon arrival, the woman gets sucked into the enigma of Usher’s home... Read more »

"Romeo Juliet" (The Hypocrites): Full-Bodied Experience!

"Romeo Juliet" (The Hypocrites):  Full-Bodied Experience!
When someone invites me to their house, I expect to feel at home.  Give me something to drink.  Maybe something to eat. Ask me to take my shoes off but let me have the option of keeping them on.  Make me feel welcomed and loved.  And if a fight should breakout, ensure no one gets... Read more »

Review "LIGHTHOUSEKEEPING": Sweeping Coming of Age Story

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of June 10th  Narrated by Joshua Volkers   New Leaf Theatre presents LIGHTHOUSEKEEPING Reviewed by Katy Walsh Life is a series of stories.  Each person is a composition of tales they’ve heard, lived and told.  There is no happy ending because there is no ending.  There... Read more »

Review "K.": Klunky Kontrasts (dis)Konnects Klever Kaos!

The-Hypocrites present K.At Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. DivisionAdapted from Franz Kafka’s “The Trial”Written and directed by Greg AllenThursdays thru Saturdays at 7:30pmSundays at 3pmThru November 28th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours includes a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Doors slam.  Matches light.  Clocks tick.  ‘Always eggs!’  The-Hyprocrites present K., an adaptation on Franz... Read more »