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#01 Amateur Photographers 

Going to the theatre is a beautiful experience that people both young and old can enjoy. Theatre breaks down barriers and speaks across generations. Now picture this: you’ve been looking forward to this for months. 944 more words


The Beauty of War Paint

War Paint just closed at the Goodman Theatre following a limited summer run before it (presumably) heads to Broadway, and of course I purchased tickets during my first week in… 689 more words


Penny Dreadful: Vanessa's Tarot Deck

My past few posts have dug into Showtime’s Penny Dreadful. In this (fairly brief post) I’m going to discuss the Tarot cards Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) uses periodically. 863 more words


Chicago Theater Review: 'War Paint' Starring Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole

The sophisticated and rewarding new musical “War Paint,” about the decades-spanning rivalry of cosmetic titans Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein, manages remarkably to be many things at once. 1,114 more words


People, Theatres & Phones: A Personal Rant.

There’s been a lot of discussion about mobile phones and audiences this week (kicked off by this piece in The Stage). It’s something I’ve thought a lot about recently and had a little change of heart over. 1,532 more words

National Theatre

Penny Dreadful Series Finale Review

I really had a hard time trying to decide how I wanted to approach this finale. The truncated way the show ended combined with the… 1,139 more words

TV Talk

Parker (2013)

A career criminal is betrayed and left for dead by his crew and so sets about learning the plans for their latest job and stealing their loot in revenge. 151 more words