No, Seriously, What is Going On?

The Chicago Tribune’s review of Hamlet came out today. You can read it here. It just proves two things: FIRST: I have no idea what’s good and what isn’t. Maybe I need to go finish college, or something. SECOND: I might be a theatrical lucky charm....

NaNoWriMo

The gift I got Mandy for our anniversary was indeed a big hit. For those of you who asked, I got her an iPod. She got me two tickets to see one of my favorite bands, Dropkick Murphys. They’re playing at the Riv next month. Sweet! Plus, the Bears and the White...

O Happy Day!

At last, something that is NOT a complaint. Today is my (and my lovely wife’s) first wedding anniversary! My mother-in-law is throwing us a little family shindig today out in the ‘burbs. I’m told we’re even getting food from Maggiano’s...

I Know Nothing About Good Theater

This, from the Chicago Reader: * * * * * HAMLET Though this production inaugurates a space for “artists working outside the traditional methodology of the text-based theater,” director Blake Montgomery’s elegant, clean-lined Hamlet is radical only in...

The Play’s the Thing

This play I’m in? Maybe I mentioned it before? It’s called Hamlet, by this dude named William Shakespeare. Maybe you’ve heard of it. I play the Ghost of Hamlet’s Father, which is not to be confused with The Courtship of Eddie’s Father. My...