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…

Hard Lens Media Chicago Corner — 8.4.2019

Tune in at 6pm (central) today, August 4th, 2019, for a live stream of Hard Lens Media’s Chicago Corner. I’ll be sitting in for Kit Cabello. Topics this week include the cost of trapping Chance the Snapper, Lincoln Park land grab, local scams and more! If you can’t join us live, no worries: The video…

Hard Lens Media Chicago Corner 7.25.2019

This week’s Chicago Corner focused on changes in parking ticket policies (no more license revocations in Chicago, Save the Trees option, Equifax compensating data breach victims, Illinois is introducing restaurant meals for some food stamp recipients, and the USDA wants to take 3,000,000 people off food stamps. Plus: Local events and tour dates for some…