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Fire up the Grill for Ghostlight’s Das Barbecü PDF Print E-mail
Theatre - Feature Stories
Written by Jill Walsh   
Tuesday, 26 August 2003 18:00

Melissa Coulter was thrilled when she was asked to direct a show at Ghostlight Theatre. What she didn’t yet know was that the show, Das Barbecü, is actually a musical comedy loosely based on Richard Wagner’s four-hour Ring opera, is performed in country-western style, and calls for a fairly large cast of about 15 people.

 
New Ground Takes a "Journey for a Reason" PDF Print E-mail
Theatre - Feature Stories
Written by Jeff Ignatius   
Tuesday, 20 May 2003 18:00
New Ground Theatre, which this season has produced the Pulitzer Prize-winning plays Wit and Proof, will next month stage a musical about teen suicide. Not only that, but the script of said musical was written by the company’s artistic director, Chris Jansen.

 
Breast Cancer Gets Busted in One-Woman Show PDF Print E-mail
Theatre - Feature Stories
Written by Jeff Ignatius   
Tuesday, 29 April 2003 18:00
When Nancy Heerens-Knudson was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1985, her son – who was in kindergarten at the time – thought she was in the hospital for an elbow problem. He didn’t know about the breast cancer until he was in sixth grade.

 
Shakespeare in the Peanut Gallery PDF Print E-mail
Theatre - Feature Stories
Written by Jill Walsh   
Tuesday, 18 March 2003 18:00

About a year ago, Genesius Guild members J.C. Luxton and Cait Woolley had an idea: to bring Shakespearean theatre to a more intimate space than the outdoor Lincoln Park venue in which the Guild performs every summer.

 
New Ground Theatre Has Proof PDF Print E-mail
Theatre - Feature Stories
Written by Jill Walsh   
Tuesday, 26 November 2002 18:00

David Auburn’s 2001 drama Proof isn’t a torpid Pulitzer winner. Though it did win that prize along with the Kesselring and Tony awards, Proof is suspenseful from start to finish and has often been compared to a detective novel.

 
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