Category Archives: About Face

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.

 

A Talent Competition Between the Critics over Goodman’s Another Word for Beauty

(K., of course, is Ms. Congeniality.)  Then J. recommends Le Switch at About Face Theatre.

Marie Antoinette at Steppenwolf: the French Revolution meets the Kardashians

. . . while K. recommends About Face Theatre’s A Kid Like Jake at the Greenhouse Theater Center.jake1-1038x576