The Merchant of Venice by Invictus Theatre Co – Recommended

(My full report will be on the November 3rd edition of Playtime on WCGO Radio 1590: Because of the delay in my official report going public, I wanted to share this excellent show here on my blog.) UPDATE: Here is a link to a transcript of my report plus audio of the report itself. I saw Invictus…

Playtime Chicago Theater Report for 9.22.2019

To the left: Rebeca Aleman, Writer and Actor: The Delicate Tears of the Waning Moon Show Report Show Title: The Delicate Tears of the Waning Moon Event: DESTINOS 3rd Edition – the Chicago International Latino Theater Festival. Venue: Steppenwolf Theatre’s 1700 Theatre Show run: September 19 – October 13, 2019 Transcript of radio report (lightly…

Playtime Chicago Theater Report 9.15.2019

Lightly edited show transcript below. My segment starts at around 8:36: Big news from the Lyric Opera this week as music director Sir Andrew Davis announced his plans to leave the company at the end of the 2020/2021 season. Italian conductor Enrique Mazzola has been named as Lyric’s music director designate, effective immediately, and he…

Playtime Chicago Theater Report 7.7.2019

Playtime Theater Report for July 7th, 2019. My segment starts at about 6:16: Mentions include Midsommer Flight’s production of The Tempest, The Bristol Renaissance Faire, Dandelion Theatre’s Bury Me and Pride Arts Center’s Now & Then. Tune in to Playtime with Bill Turck & Kerri Kendall every Sunday from 1-3pm central time at WCGO 1590…

Playtime Chicago Theater Report for 6.23.2019

Playtime Chicago Theater Report for June 23, 2019. Theater segment starts at 4:34. This week’s mentions include: Saint Sebastian Players has announced its 2019-2020 season. Steep Theatre has announced its production of Pomona running from July 18th through August 24th. A report on BoHo Theatre’s production of The River at The Greenhouse Theater Center. Tune…

Playtime Chicago Theater Report for 6.16.20

Chicago Theater report from Sunday on Playtime with Bill Turck & Kerri Kendall. Shows reports included: Pivot Arts‘ Gilgamesh and Enkidu starring Ahmed Moneka “Arabic Jazz” and Jesse LaVercombe. Steppenwolf Theatre Company‘s Ms. Blakk for President. Red Tape Theatre’s We are Pussy Riot (or) Everything is P.R. with Casey Chapman, Emily Ann and a very talented cast of others, including William Anthony Sebastian…