Tag Archives: Sondheim

We keep Company at Writers Theatre . . .

plus K. raves over Between Riverside and Crazy (her summer home), while J. celebrates Pride Films & Plays’ adaptive reuse of an abandoned space.

 

Something familiar, something peculiar: Porchlight Music Theatre’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Plus, K. recommends Chicago Human Rhythm Project’s dance concert on Wednesday, May 13.

Gary F. Barth as J. Robert Oppenheimer (foreground) and (L–R) Eric S. Prahl as Roger Robb, Matthew Fayfer as C.A. Rolander and Steven Walanka as Herbert S. Marks in the Saint Sebastian Players' production of In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Heinar Kipphardt, running Feb. 14–Mar. 9 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey, Chicago. Visit saintsebastianplayers.org for tickets and information. Photo by John C. Oster.

In The Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer: What do 1954 and 2014 have in common?

Gary F. Barth as J. Robert Oppenheimer (foreground) and (L–R) Eric S. Prahl as Roger Robb, Matthew Fayfer as C.A. Rolander and Steven Walanka as Herbert S. Marks in the Saint Sebastian Players’ production of In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Heinar Kipphardt, running Feb. 14–Mar. 9 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey, Chicago. Photo by John C. Oster.
 

 

J. and K. consider the relevance of the Oppenheimer trial to the present day as they review In The Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer at St. Sebastian Players.  Then they disagree over what’s wrong with Chicago Shakespeare’s Gypsy.  Two reviews for the price of one!