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Chicago Theatre Off Book Chicago Theatre Off Book: April 13, 2012 Ed.

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Hit The Wall” by The Inconvenience, “Trash” by Babes with Blades, and “The Giver” at Adventure Stage Chicago. In addition, we chat with Josh Altman, Casting Director and Literary Manager at Redtwist Theatre and Brian Dickie, General Director at Chicago Opera Theater. And of course, we have a new Got A Minute? segment from a local playwright and a special operatic audio treat .

This April 13, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by UPTOWN FAN.

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Review Round-up:
“Hit The Wall” by The Inconvenience
“Trash” by Babes with Blades
“The Giver” at Adventure Stage Chicago

Special Guests:
Josh Altman, Casting Director and Literary Manager at Redtwist Theatre
Brian Dickie, General Director at Chicago Opera Theater

Got A Minute?
“Ship Mates” written by Tom Lawler
From the opera “Moscow, Cheryomushki” performed by Matthew Newlin with Sarah Jenks on keyboards

Chicago Theatre Off Book is the new voice of community collaboration on CHIRP. Every week, Off Book will feature Chicago leaders in performing arts entertainment. From small storefront to the big warhorses, Off Book will focus on what’s happening on the Chicagoland theatrical landscape.

With reviews, interviews and one-minute audio-plays, Off Book will showcase the local talents driving Chicago’s dynamic theatre force. Hosted by Actor Joshua Volkers and Reviewer Katy Walsh from The Fourth Walsh, Off Book is where Chicago meets to discuss artistic innovation.

The Fourth Walsh on Chicago Now – reviewing theatre…with a little bite! And discussing on Chicago Independent Radio Project, CHIRP.

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