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Chicago Theatre Off Book Chicago Theatre Off Book: June 29, 2012 Ed.

Chicago Theatre Off Book chats about three new theatre openings during the review round-up: “Immediate Family” at GoodmanTheatre and About Face Theatre, “Eastland: A New Musical” at Lookingglass Theatre, and “Goodbye Cruel World” at Strange Tree Group Theatre. And our special guests are Calamity West, Playwright “The Gacy Play” at Sideshow Theatre, Richard Cotovsky, Founding Member and Artistic Director at Mary Arrchie Theatre, and Carlo Lorenzo Garcia, Producing Director at Mary Arrchie Theatre And of course, we have two new “Got A Minute?” episodes. Plus, coming soon…

Chicago Theatre Off Book BOWLING PARTY
JULY 1st, 6pm-10pm at Timber Lanes
Only 16 Teams: Goodman, Oracle, Mortar, Writers Theatre, Stage Door Johnnies, Ball Scratchers, Daddy-O’s, and reserve your team NOW!
$100 buys you a lane, drink specials and free pizza. Pizza courtesy of League of Chicago Theatres.

*Everyone attending will be entered into a drawing to win a special episode of Off Book! The winner picks the theatre company. And the theatre gets to choose everything else: the company members, interview questions, the one-minute plays… its your show, you get to have it your way!

Someone will be winning the opportunity to have coffee with Writer’s Artistic Director Michael Halberstam. We also have pairs of tickets to “Crowns” at Goodman, “A Steady Rain” at Chicago Dramatists and “Hamlet” at Writers. And 4-pack tickets to “Comedy Sportz”, Cirque Shanghai and a 2012/2013 Lifeline production.

This June 29, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance.

Shot word of the day: Micro Sleep

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Chicago Theatre Off Book Chicago Theatre Off Book: June 22, 2012 Ed.

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Exit, Pursued by a Bear” at Theatre Seven of Chicago, “The Sandman” at Oracle Theatre, and “The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead” at Writers Theatre. And chatting with special guests: Adrian Aguilar, Chicago Actor and Aurélia K. Fisher, Producer at Chicago Commercial Collective. And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.

This June 22, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance.

Shot word of the day: New York

Chicago Theatre Off Book BOWLING PARTY
JULY 1st, 6pm-10pm at Timber Lanes
Only 16 Teams: Goodman, Oracle, Mortar, Writers Theatre, Stage Door Johnnies, Ball Scratchers, Daddy-O’s, and reserve your team NOW!
$100 buys you a lane, drink specials and free pizza. Pizza courtesy of League of Chicago Theatres.

*Everyone attending will be entered into a drawing to win spectacular prizes, like two tickets to “Crowns” at Goodman or “Hamlet” at Writers Theatre. And the GRAND PRIZE winner gets a special episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book! The winner can pick the theatre company of his/her choice for an Off Book show. The show will be completely dedicated to the theatre company. We will interview whomever they want. They can sing, perform scenes or tell jokes. It’s their show.

And we are auctioning off Coffee with Michael Halberstam, Artistic Director at Writer’s Theatre. Come out and get bowled over with the theatre community!

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Chicago Theatre Off Book Chicago Theatre Off Book: June 15, 2012 Ed.

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon,” “Crow,” and “Marat/Sade.” And our special guests are Brian Golden, Managing Artistic Director at Theatre Seven of Chicago, Meghan Beals McCarthy, Associate Artistic Director at Chicago Dramatist and co-Curator at Theatre on the Lake, and Samantha Chavis, Managing Director at Theatre on the Lake. And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.

This June 15, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance.

Shot word of the day: clicker

Chicago Theatre Off Book BOWLING PARTY
JULY 1st, 6pm-10pm at Timber Lanes
16 Teams: Goodman, Oracle, Mortar, Writers Theatre, Stage Door Johnnies, Ball Scratchers, and reserve your team NOW!
$100 buys you a lane, drink specials and free pizza. Pizza courtesy of League of Chicago Theatres.

*Everyone attending will be entered into a drawing to win spectacular prizes, like two tickets to “Crowns” at Goodman or “Hamlet” at Writers Theatre. And the GRAND PRIZE winner gets a special episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book! The winner can pick the theatre company of his/her choice for an Off Book show. The show will be completely dedicated to the theatre company. We will interview whomever they want. They can sing, perform scenes or tell jokes. It’s their show.

And we are auctioning off Coffee with Michael Halberstam, Artistic Director at Writer’s Theatre.

Come out and get bowled over with the theatre community!

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News Occupy Chicago Looks to the Arts to Expand Awareness, Attention and Vision

Social justice movements have historically turned to the arts to build awareness of issues and to gather like-minded people together around those issues. Occupy Chicago is following this tradition with the Occupy Chicago Rebel Arts Collective (OCRAC).

Josh Fox and Dan Epstein tell us how OCRAC is using the arts to keep the Occupy movement front and center and to expand the focus of Occupy beyond just the economy.

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Topics: art, chicago, occupy chicago, politics

Chicago Theatre Off Book Chicago Theatre Off Book: June 8, 2012 Ed.

Chicago Theatre Off Book chats about three new theatre openings during the Review Round-Up: “Romeo Juliet” by The Hypocrites, “Living Large in a Mini Way” by Teatro Luna, and “Crooked” by Rivendell Theatre. Next, we chat with Rachel Edwards Harvith, Ensemble member at Mortar Theatre and Andrew White, Artistic Director at Lookingglass Theatre. And of course, we have two new “Got A Minute?” episodes.

Plus, coming soon…

Chicago Theatre Off Book BOWLING PARTY
JULY 1st, 6pm-10pm at Timber Lanes
16 Teams: Goodman, Oracle, Mortar, and reserve your team NOW!
$100 buys you a lane, drink specials and free pizza (pizza courtesy of League of Chicago Theatres)

*Everyone attending will be entered into a drawing to win spectacular prizes, like two tickets to “Crowns” at Goodman. And the GRAND PRIZE winner gets a special episode of Off Book! The winner picks the theatre company. And the theatre gets to choose everything else: the company members, interview questions, the one-minute plays…its your show, you get to have it your way!

This June 8, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by Anonymous Guy.

Shot word of the day: “Sure”

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