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Alternative Experiences

Today I would like to share two new excellent video documentaries from the American Theatre Wing. The first is about the creation of site-specific theatre.  161 more words


King Lear @ Chicago Shakespeare

Theater Review by Angela Allyn, September 17, 2014

3.5 stars out of 4

Shakespeare’s tragedy King Lear, written over 400 years ago, when people did not usually live long enough to grow very old, foreshadows our own time, where the elderly (over 60) population grows faster than the rest of the population. 839 more words


Since I Suppose | One Step at a Time Like This

I’m waiting for it to begin. I’ve arrived at the designated spot downtown, and I’m wondering when the show will start—or if it already has. As I wait for my cell phone to buzz or for any of the strangers I see to reveal themselves as performers, everyone around me becomes a potential part of the play. 440 more words