Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

Melancholy Play opening @ Viaduct Theater

Melancholy Play A wildly fun and deeply moving exploration of the mysteries of human happiness and sadness, Melancholy Play tackles the charges of emotion that are powerful enough to leave us completely transformed. The beautiful, enigmatic stranger Tilly sweeps into the lives of four lonely souls and puts them completely under her melancholic spell until they are incapable of doing… (more…)

LOOKING FOR LOVE opening @ Flat Iron Arts Building

LOOKING FOR LOVE “Episode 8- The SPRING CLEANING ISSUE” Hosted by the lovely and hilarious duo of Carolyn Hoerdemann and Maggie Graham (pictured above), LOOKING FOR LOVE is a live dating show that invites you to open your hearts and believe in love again. The cost of entry is $8. There’s also a donation bar with special love potions to warm… (more…)

A Woman’s Path opening @ Annoyance Theatre

A Woman’s Path Where do you go when you’ve lost yourself? If you’re a middle-aged bird hoarder who hates being touched, or a compulsive liar with 344 “best friends,” you spend a weekend at A Woman’s Path, a women’s retreat deep in southern Michigan wilderness. The cast takes the audience on a healing journey through share circles, trust falls, gentle… (more…)

In a Forest, Dark and Deep opening @ Profiles Theatre

In a Forest, Dark and Deep On a dark and stormy night, all Bobby thought he was doing was helping his sister Betty clear out her cottage in the forest. But in this cabin of lies nothing is as it seems and the truth refuses to be packed away. What is she hiding? Does he really want to find out?… (more…)

Hairspray opening @ Drury Lane Oakbrook

Hairspray Set in 1960s Baltimore, Hairspray is the exuberant story of pleasantly plump teen Tracy Turnblad, who does whatever it takes to fulfill her lifelong dream of appearing on the popular Corny Collins Show. Can this plus-size trendsetter vanquish the program’s reigning princess, win the heart of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a television show without denting her fabulous ‘do?… (more…)