Category Archives: Collette Pollard

Arcadia at Writers’ Theatre: Vintage Wine in a New Bottle

We review Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia and the horse it rode in on, namely Writers’ Theatre’s new Jeanne Gang-designed home.  Then K., suffering from an excess of enthusiasm, recommends two shows in Rogers Park: Rent at Theo Ubique and Pride & Prejudice at Adapt Theatre, while  J. restricts himself to a single pick: After All The Terrible Things I Do (a/k/a his autobiography) at About Face.

 

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Fabulous! Rose and the Rime at House Theatre of Chicago

Paige Collins as Rose (facing off with a bunny) in The House Theatre of Chicago’s Rose and the Rime.  Photo courtesy of The House Theatre of Chicago.

Agreeing for once, the Dueling Critics rave about the (literally) fabulous Rose and the Rime at The House Theatre of Chicago, and K. recommends ShawChicago’s concert reading of Saint Joan.