Tag: Tom Burch

"A Steady Rain" (Chicago Commercial Collective): Chicago Masterpiece Comes Home

"A Steady Rain" (Chicago Commercial Collective):  Chicago Masterpiece Comes Home
When I was a kid, I believed things were black and white.  Actions were right or wrong.  People were good or bad.  Growing up I’ve learned nothing is that simple.  Friendships have blended the colors.  Humans are complicated; loving them requires compromise.  And every time a friend starts down a path of destruction, I have... Read more »

Review "Comedy of Errors": Bellylaughs Shakes Aplenty!!

Court Theatre presents Comedy of Errors At 5535 S. Ellis Written by William Shakespeare Adapted and directed by Sean Graney Thru October 17th Buy Tickets Running Time:  Eighty minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘My sister’s sister is me.’  Mistaken familial identity wreaks havoc in Syracuse by way of Hyde Park.  The Court... Read more »

Review "Carousel": Powerful Musical Ride of Hope and Tears

Light Opera Works presents CAROUSEL At Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson, EvanstonMusic by Richard RodgersBook and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein IIBased on Ferenc Molnar’s Play “Liliom”As adapted by Benjamin F. GlazerConducted by Roger L. BingamanStage directed and choreographed by Stacey FlasterThru August 29th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and forty minutes with one fifteen minute intermission... Read more »

Review "No Exit": Damned Funny!

The Hypocrites NO EXIT At Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Written by Jean-Paul Sartre Directed by Sean Graney Thru July 11th Buy Tickets Running Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission   Reviewed by Katy Walsh   As suspected, hell is hot pink with mismatched chairs and no way out.   The Hypocrites present NO EXIT at... Read more »

Review "Uncle Vanya": Classic Witty Drama

Strawdog Theatre presents Uncle Vanya At 3829 N. Broadway Written by Anton Chekhov Translated by Curt Columbus Directed by Kimberly Senior Thru March 27th Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours and twenty minutes includes a ten minute intermission   Vanya loves Yelena. Sonya loves Astrov. Yelena loves excitement. Astrov loves vodka. Strawdog Theatre presents Curt... Read more »