It’s another round of Chicago Theatre Off Book! This week, we review local theatre offerings about family dysfunction, community dysfunction, and artistic dysfunction. Later, we’ll chat with Lifeline and Lookingglass about the excitement around their 2011/2012 Season. And of course, we’re featuring two local playwrights in our one-minute audio play segment, Got A Minute? Have a listen and let us know what you think.
Shot word of the show: transfixed.
Chicago Theatre Off Book, October 7, 2011:
Review Round-up from The Fourth Walsh:
“Mourning Becomes Electra” by Remy Bumppo at Greenhouse Theatre
“Clybourne Park” at Steppenwolf Theatre
“Red” at Goodman Theatre
Christopher M. Walsh, Lifeline Theatre
Andrew White, Lookingglass Theatre
Got A Minute?
“Room 38” written by Dana Lynn Formby
“Handsome Young Man with Red Book” written by Philip Dawkins
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 innovation.
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