Highly Recommended: A War of the Worlds + Wine Recommendation — October 18, 2020

Below is a lightly edited transcript of Playtime’s Chicago Theater Report for October 18, 2020: You can hear this episode at the following archives: WCGORadio.com (segment begins at 54:47) Soundcloud (segment begins at 54:47) Facebook (segment begins around 1:02) Theater in the Dark released its long-awaited production of A War of the Worlds this week. Originally…

Which Wine for This Week’s Chicago Theater Report?

Lainie here, and I have an important question: Which of these two wines should I review during this week’s Chicago Theater Report? Both are from Perman Wine Selections here in Chicago.  The first is Bruna Pigato “Majé” ’18 and the other is Domaine de la Janasse “Garrigues” Côtes-du-Rhône Villages ’17. Let us know in the…

Northshore Show Tunes, Bright Future for Neo-Futurists, Strawdog Goes Virtual — September 20, 2020

Below is a lightly edited transcript of Playtime’s Chicago Theater Report for September 20, 2020: You can hear this episode on: Facebook (segment starts around the 1:04 mark) WCGORadio.com  Soundcloud (segment starts at around the 52:50 mark) [Main image credit: Photo by Sudan Ouyang on Unsplash] Strawdog Theatre Company’s Virtual Season Strawdog Theatre Company, under the leadership…

Theater Streaming Study, PrideArts Changes Name, Invictus Premiers Virtual Show, The Electables — Chicago Theater Report for 9.6.2020

Below is a lightly edited transcript of Playtime’s Chicago Theater Report for September 6, 2020: You can hear this episode on: Facebook (Theater report starts at about 1:03:55) WCGORadio.com  Soundcloud (54:38) (Links will go live as the episode is uploaded) Photo by frank mckenna on Unsplash   Commentary: Theater Industry Changes There’s no question that the theater…

Pride and Prejudice Streams, Audio Drama Directors Wanted, PlayMakers Extends Show — Playtime Chicago Theater Report for August 23, 2020

Below is a lightly edited transcript of Playtime’s Chicago Theater Report: You can hear this episode on: Facebook (1:04:22 is the beginning of the theater segment) WCGORadio.com (54:00) Soundcloud (54:00) (Show links above will be updated as show archives are uploaded to platforms.) Main photo by Alex Livingston on Unsplash That’s Weird, Grandma PlayMakers Laboratory has extended…