Monthly Archives: October 2011


Happy Halloween from Chicago Stage Review! Here’s a few Chicago Stage Review Frightening Features! Stories from a Haunted Stage – Chicago Stage Review The Curse of Macbeth – Chicago Stage Review Images of a Haunting Stage – Chicago Stage Review FEAR ON STAGE – Chicago Stage Review Blood Wedding’s Visual Descent Into Madness & Hell – Chicago Stage Review Inside… (more…)

Or, opening @ Flat Iron Arts Building

Or, A rollicking, bodice-ripping comedy about Restoration poet and spy Aphra Behn. Aphra is trying to write her first professional play to keep herself out of debtor’s prison, but she is interrupted by a tryst between her friends (and sometimes lovers!) actress Nell Gwynne and King Charles II. Meanwhile she must also foil an assassination plot by he former fellow… (more…)

Searching for Peabody’s Tomb – REVIEW

By Venus Zarris “There are more things in heaven and earth … than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” … from Shakespeare’s Hamlet First Folio Theatre has made its excellent reputation by offering Shakespeare under the stars on the grounds of the beautiful Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oakbrook. It has also expanded its repertory by renovating the chapel in the gothic… (more…)

Screams in the Park at Rosemont – HAUNTED ATTRACTION!

Screams in the Park at Rosemont Have you ever imagined yourself dismembered? Just what is your capacity for fear? Maybe it’s time we find out! Let us take you on a journey of one disturbing nightmare after another…until we make you SCREAM! Secret passageways, torture chambers, and vats of deadly acid… In 1895, Chicago Police unearthed horrific evidence of torture… (more…)

Temple Of Boobs: An Indiana Jones Burlesque opening @ Gorilla Tango Theatre

Temple Of Boobs: An Indiana Jones Burlesque Our heroes, Indiana Jones and lovely companion Shortround, find themselves stuck in a foreign land where the sacred statue of the village goddess has been stolen by High Priestess Pincha Nippol and her creepy cohort Mola Ram. The villagers refuse to work, eat or even dress in solidarity with their disgraced goddess. Even… (more…)

Sleeping Beauty opening @ St. Patrick Performing Arts Center- Stahl Family Theater

Sleeping Beauty Will Princess Lily really sleep for 100 years, or can her true love save her with a kiss? Join the wacky, storytelling, singing fairies as we follow this tale of misunderstandings, forgiveness and true love. The show runs one hour with no intermission, and is for kids aged 2 to 12. Presented by Chicago Kids Company Thru –… (more…)

Momma’s Boyz opening @ Chicago Dramatists

Momma’s Boyz A humorous, dark, but ultimately uplifting look at what happens when a young man turns back the hands of time to save the life of his friend from the violence of dealing drugs. Presented by Teatro Vista Thru – Dec 4, 2011 @ Chicago Dramatists 1105 W Chicago, Chicago Show Type: Comedy/Drama Box Office: 312-666-4659 Momma’s Boys

The Sound Of Music opening @ Drury Lane Oakbrook

The Sound Of Music THE SOUND OF MUSIC is the enchanting story of Maria, a spirited young nun who leaves the convent to become a governess for the seven children of the widowed Captain von Trapp. Maria endears herself to the mischievous children by teaching them to sing and leading them on adventures through the Austrian countryside, eventually capturing the… (more…)


THE BIG GAYCO HALLOWEEN SHOW GayCo’s full company unites to scare the shots out of you! GayCo Productions’ men, women, gays, straights (and all points in between) come together once again for one creepy and hilarious evening of Halloween comedy, music and drinking! THE BIG GAYCO HALLOWEEN SHOW is a Halloween-themed variety show featuring the many bizarre and disturbing talents… (more…)

A Macbeth – ONE NIGHT ONLY Staged Reading @ The Galway Arms

A Macbeth At 7:00 P.M. OCTOBER 31st THE ASTON REP THEATRE COMPANY WILL PRESENT A STAGED READING OF “A MACBETH” – A MODERN REWORKING OF THE PLAY BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE – ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE GALWAY ARMS At 7:00 p.m. on October 31st at The Galway Arms in Lincoln Park, 2442 N. Clark Street, in advance of a… (more…)

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