Chicago Theater Report for Playtime with Bill Turck and Kerri Kendall

Below is a lightly edited transcript of my Playtime Chicago Theater Report, which aired on WCGO radio in Chicago on November 24th, 2019. An audio recording of the show, including my report, is available at WCGO’s website archive. The Theater Report starts in the second hour, at about the 4:24 mark. Chicago’s Storefront Theaters I…

“Always. . . Patsy Cline” — Recommended

I attended the press performance of Firebrand Theatre’s Always… Patsy Cline at The Den Theatre in Wicker Park last night. You’ll be able to hear my full report on WCGO’s Playtime with Bill Turck and Kerri Kendall this Sunday, November 24th, 2019, from 1-3 pm central time. What the Press Release Says “ALWAYS… PATSY CLINE is…

Don Giovanni at Lyric Opera — Highly Recommended

UPDATE 11/17/2019: The segment aired during Playtime with Bill Turck and Kerri Kendall today on WCGO. You can find a transcript here and listen in here. Mozart’s Finest Just got back from the opening night of Lyric Opera’s Don Giovanni and my full report will be a part of this Sunday’s Playtime with Bill Turck…

Hoodoo Love, Dead Man Walking — Playtime Chicago Theater Report

The SoundCloud files will go up later this week. Until then, you can hear the full Playtime Chicago Theater Report for November 10th, 2019 (including my Dead Man Walking report) at the WCGO web archive. Click here and scroll down to the November 10th episode, 2nd-hour recording. The report starts at about 3:48. Lightly Edited Transcript of…

Dead Man Walking at The Lyric Opera — Recommended

UPDATE: You can hear the full Playtime Chicago Theater Report for November 10th, 2019 (including my Dead Man Walking report) at the WCGO web archive. Click here and scroll down to the November 10th episode, 2nd-hour recording. The report starts at about 3:48. Dead Man Walking continues its run at Lyric through November 22nd. I…

Hoodoo Love at Raven Theatre — Recommended

UPDATE: You can hear the full Playtime Chicago Theater Report for November 10th, 2019, at the WCGO web archive. Click here and scroll down to the November 10th episode, 2nd hour recording. The report starts at about 3:48. Can’t wait until Playtime airs on Sunday to share the news about Hoodoo Love at Raven Theatre!…