LiveWire’s ‘Hideous Progeny’ is a first draft parlor drama

Mary Shelley (Hilary Williams) puts pen to paper while Claire Clairmont (Danielle O’Farrell) looks on. What happened that infamous, rainy summer in 1816 when Mary Shelley, Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, John William Polidori and Claire Clairmont rented a villa near Lake Geneva? What dynamics were occurring amongst them to cause the unassuming Mary to conceive… Read More LiveWire’s ‘Hideous Progeny’ is a first draft parlor drama

Tonight: LiveWire’s ‘Hideous Progeny’

As fall creeps upon us, it’s time for another Frankenstein-related play. The last one I saw didn’t really spark my bolts. Let’s hope LiveWire’s production exceeds that. However, nothing could be as good as this one sounds like it should have been. At any rate, info on LiveWire’s Hideous Progeny below: LiveWire Chicago Theatre presents… Read More Tonight: LiveWire’s ‘Hideous Progeny’