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…

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…

Chicago Theater Report for February 23, 2020

Below is a lightly edited transcript of the Chicago Theater Report that aired on Playtime with Bill Turck and Kerri Kendall on WCGO, 1590 AM, 95.9 FM in Chicago. You can listen to the show archives at the links below (will become active as the recordings are made available): WCGO Radio Soundcloud This past week,…

January 19, 2020 Playtime Radio Show

  Show Date: January 19, 2020 Show Notes: Guests included tenor John Matthew Myers, singer Josephine Beavers, pianist Ed Vodicka, authors Marvin Mason and Cassie Rogers with B. Love Publications,  Ron Romero of the Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66, photographer Jim Summaria and author Mark Plotnick talk about their book Classic Rock:…

January 12, 2020 Playtime Radio Show

Show date: January 12, 2020 Show Notes:  Bob Benenson talking sustainable, delicious and healthy food with Nancy Bishop from Third Coast Review. We got jazz with Chris Greene, theater with Victoria Reeves, galleries with Megan Williamson and a musical comeback with our buddy Ray Grant, plus Lainie Petersen’s Theater Report, and our general tomfoolery!  …