Halloween is always a spookfest. Neighborhoods, bars and theaters channel their inner ghoul. The Chicago Mammals have gotten into the holiday spirit presenting their own twist on a classic. Adapter and director Bob Fisher follows up last year’s successful All Girl Moby Dick (our review) with an all female driven Frankenstein. Read the rest of my review at Chicago Theater Beat.
Wayward Productions presents Richard III. Duplicity and murder are Richard’s tactics in his quest for power. Yet, instead of 1480’s in the royal court of England, it’s 1970’s in a bikers‘ dive bar. Richard’s quest is not to be King of the country. This Richard wants to be the monarch of the Warlock Motorcycle Gang. And he... Read more »
#2. Action, intrigue, jocularity, that’s what I love about a good heist flick. What do I dislike about caper flicks? Women! The absence of women like in “Snatch” annoys me. The presence of a woman as a prize like in “Oceans 11” aggravates me. The existence of women as intelligent but scantily-clad crooks like in... Read more »