“Visceral” is, oddly enough, a perfect word to sum up the entire evening. Brecht is best known for his desire to create with his plays the Verfremdungseffekt, a state of mind wherein the audience is intellectually enthralled by the work on stage, but is not bogged down by emotional investment or aesthetic distraction.
Archives for March 2018
Whether Broadway stardom awaits her when the show opens in New York in the fall, we’ll have to wait and see. After all, stars have been made on shows with even fewer reasons for being than Pretty Woman.
Chicago – Chicago Children’s Theatre’s much anticipated 2017-18 season finale has arrived, and it’s the hip-hop, heart-thumpin’, toe-tappin’ joy ride Last Stop on Market Street, a world premiere musical based on the 2016 Newbery-winning, Caldecott-honored children’s book by Matt de la Peña. Countless kids, parents and teachers know and love Peña’s warm-hearted story about 7-year-old
Chicago – The League of Chicago Theatres has launched its brand new Hot Tix website at HotTix.org, featuring a sleek new look, user-friendly search options, geo-locating to find nearby performances and mobile options. Half-price tickets are available now at HotTix.org. Deb Clapp, Executive Director of the League of Chicago Theatres states, “Hot Tix has been
CHICAGO – Stage 773 located at 1225 W. Belmont, presents an all-new, quarterly Artists Professional Development Series, beginning on Monday, April 2. Hosted by the Young Professionals Board of Stage 773, these events will be an open forum for art enthusiasts and the public alike to discuss a range of topics dealing with the theater