Category Archives: Theater on the Lake

Northanger Abbey: Jane Austen Spoofs Gothic Romances; Lifeline Theatre Adds Music

Plus, we preview summer theater at Theater on the Lake, First Folio, Oak Park Festival, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks, etc., etc. and highlight some free music, dance and film available

Spinning at Irish Theatre of Chicago: The Critics Disagree!

We battle over this U.S. premiere of Deirdre Kinahan’s play at the Den Theatre.  Then J. recommends Theatre on the Lake, opening June 15, featuring revivals of some of the best of the past year’s shows. Gary notes that on August 10 we’ll be the guest fighters in Cinema Slapdown, sponsored by Columbia College Chicago and taking place at the Music Box in Lakeview.  The topic: the movie “Showgirls.”  Guess which of us takes which position.