‘The Maids’ at Oracle Theatre: While madame’s away, the maids will play

They say role play is a great form of therapy. But in French playwright Jean Genet’s 1947 play, The Maids, this concept is taken to a whole new sadomasochistic level. Two maids, who also happen to be sisters, play out private, elaborate and deeply disturbing rituals where they take turns embodying the roles of “Madame”… Read More ‘The Maids’ at Oracle Theatre: While madame’s away, the maids will play

2011 Honor Awards, honoring the very best of Chicago theatre: The **official** unofficial recap

The 2011 Honor Awards®, the official alternative Chicago theatre awards show mastermind(ed) by Katy Walsh and Joshua Volkers, took place last night, and what a whoop-de-do blast it was! Great turnout, lots of free booze and lolz-a-plenty. Also, some people got awards, and a few gracious folks actually showed up to claim them. Imagine! Did… Read More 2011 Honor Awards, honoring the very best of Chicago theatre: The **official** unofficial recap