It’s August, so many people are gearing up to play fantasy football. For me, this is the time of the year when I like to play Fantasy Producer. While the 2012-13 theatre season has come to an end and the 2013-14 season is just starting, I’m already looking ahead to 2014-2015 possibilities.
Aaron Sorkin’s play A Few Good Men is a military courtroom drama that invites us to ponder the role of justice in a realm where rank means right. But not seeing much to ponder there, I left the Keegan Theatre thinking about codes: is it possible that everybody follows one, or several? Even people who […]
TrueTheatergoer has announced the winning theatre companies in its annual reader-driven competition: Keegan Theatre received the second prize of $5,000 and Quotidian Theatre received the top prize of $10,000. The prize money is awarded at the end of the season to the theatre companies whose audiences contributed the most reviews to TrueTheatergoer.
Good news for all of you who don’t yet have tickets to see Keegan Theatre’s production of The Fully Monty. Thanks to the enthusiasm in the press – Susan Galbraith calls it “unapologetically a crowd pleaser” – and at the box office, Keegan has extended the raucus musical an extra week, now planning to close […]
“Can you dance? Can you sing? Well, whad’ya got?” In Keegan Theatre’s version, it’s the short balding guy who shows the folk at the audition, upstage, mind you, what God has given him. At which point, the men eye him with a mixture of awe and envy and the fast-talking accompanist Jeanette goes speechless and […]
A one-handed man on a cross-country odyssey to find his missing hand, waits in a squalid hotel room for two equally squalid visitors. Then, the story turns odd. Not to mention violent, shocking, and most of all, darkly comic in Irish playwright Martin McDonough’s latest work, A Behanding in Spokane, now making its area premiere in an […]
After watching a performance of American Buffalo in Chicago about 8 years ago, as we exited into the lobby, we saw a series of overhanging tickets suggesting ways we, the audience, could contribute to the company. Those tickets read, as I remember, ”$15 – a case of toilet paper; $40 – copier paper for a month; […]