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CHIRP Radio Podcast: Chicago Theatre Off Book

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Chicago, IL

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CHIRP

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Chicago Theatre Off Book is the new voice of community collaboration on CHIRP. Every week, Off Book features Chicago leaders in performing arts entertainment. From small storefronts to the big warhorses, Off Book focuses on what’s happening on the Chicagoland theatrical landscape. With reviews, interviews and one-minute audio-plays, Off Book showcases the local talents driving Chicago’s dynamic theatre force. Hosted by Actor Joshua J. Volkers and Reviewer Katy Walsh from The Fourth Walsh, Off Book is where Chicago meets to discuss artistic innovation.

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English


Episodes

Chicago Theatre Off Book: May 31, 2013 Ed.

5/31/2013
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Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is joined by our friends and fellow theatre critics; Dan Jakes, Oliver Sava and Anderson Lawfer, to predict the 2013 Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Awards. The Jeff Awards will be announced on Monday, June 3rd at the Park West ceremony extravaganza. This show was a fun way to finish our Chicago Theatre Off Book run. Thank you to all our listeners, Oliver, Dan, Anderson, our past guests, Elliot, Tommy, Paul, CHIRP, Clarence, and the entire Chicago theatre...

Duration: 01:11:03


Chicago Theatre Off Book: May 31, 2013 Ed.

5/31/2013
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Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is joined by our friends and fellow theatre critics; Dan Jakes, Oliver Sava and Anderson Lawfer, to predict the 2013 Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Awards. The Jeff Awards will be announced on Monday, June 3rd at the Park West ceremony extravaganza. This show was a fun way to finish our Chicago Theatre Off Book run. Thank you to all our listeners, Oliver, Dan, Anderson, our past guests, Elliot, Tommy, Paul, CHIRP, Clarence, and the entire Chicago theatre...

Duration: 01:09:27


Chicago Theatre Off Book: May 17, 2013 Ed.

5/17/2013
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Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews "Still Alice" at Lookingglass Theatre and "Lake Effect" at Silk Road Rising. Our special guest is Joshua Aaron Weinstein, Executive Director at LiveWire Chicago Theatre. This May 17th episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by Marty's Martini Bar. Shot word of the day: fascinating

Duration: 00:20:39


Chicago Theatre Off Book: April 26, 2013 Ed.

4/26/2013
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Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews "In A Garden" at A Red Orchid Theatre and "Let Them Eat Chaos" at Second City. Our special guests are Erica Daniels, Associate Artistic Director at Steppenwolf Theatre and Bob Mason, Artistic Associate/Casting Director at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. This April 26th episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by Marty's Martini Bar. Shot word of the day: Actor

Duration: 00:46:31


Chicago Theatre Off Book: March 15, 2013 Ed.

3/15/2013
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Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews Lyric Opera's La Boheme and Writers' Theatre's Sweet Charity. Our special guest is Jack Zimmerman from Lyric Opera, and Oliver Sava stops by the studio. This March 15, 2013 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance. Shot word of the day: Mormon Join us on March 24th, 2pm-5pm, at Marty's Martini Bar for our fundraiser. No admission costs! Come and drink martinis (or any beverage) and Marty's will be giving the...

Duration: 00:24:51


Chicago Theatre Off Book: March 8, 2013 Ed.

3/8/2013
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Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book with guest host Oliver Sava reviews Steppenwolf Theatre's "Birthday Party," Broadway in Chicago's "The Book of Mormon," andBelarus free Theatre's "Minsk, 2011"at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. Our special guest is Ben Platt starring in The Book of Mormon. This March 8th episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance Shot word of the day: Mormon Join us on March 24th, 2pm-5pm, at Marty's Martini Bar for our fundraiser.No...

Duration: 00:24:48


Chicago Theatre Off Book: March 1, 2013 Ed.

3/1/2013
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Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book(with guest host Oliver Sava) reviews "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" by Porchlight Theatre and "Successors" at Signal Ensemble Theatre. Our special guest is Josh Salt performing in Goodman Theatre's "Teddy Ferrara." This March 1, 2013 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance Shot word of the day: Josh Join us on March 24th, 2pm-5pm, at Marty's Martini Bar for our fundraiser. No admission costs! Come and drink...

Duration: 00:20:32


Chicago Theatre Off Book: February 22, 2013 Ed.

2/22/2013
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Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews "A Grand Night for Singing" at Mercury Theatre and "Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West" at TimeLine Theatre. Our special guest is Jim Lynch, the playwright for "CCX" with Modofac Productions. This February 22, 2013 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance Shot word of the day: Irish Join us on March 24th, 2pm-5pm, at Marty's Martini Bar for our fundraiser. No admission costs! Come and drink martinis...

Duration: 00:21:25


Chicago Theatre Off Book: February 15, 2013 Ed.

2/15/2013
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Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews "The Magnificents" at The House Theatre of Chicago and "Other Desert Cities" at Goodman Theatre. Our special guest is Christopher M. Walsh from Lifeline Theatre. This February 15, 2013 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance. Shot word of the day: Canada Join us on March 24th, 2pm-5pm at Marty's Martini Bar for our fundraiser. No admission costs! Come and drink martinis (or any beverage) and Marty's will be...

Duration: 00:19:04


Chicago Theatre Off Book: January 18, 2013 Ed.

1/18/2013
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Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews Writers' Theatre's "The Letters." Our special guest is The Inconvenience Artistic Director Christopher Chmelik and playwright & company member Ike Holter. Their mega blockbuster "Hit the Wall" is heading to NYC next month and was also named Chicago Theatre Off Book's #1 show in 2012. This January 18, 2013 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance Shot word of the day: hit 500 Days to 50 is chronicling a daily...

Duration: 00:20:12


Chicago Theatre Off Book: December 28, 2012 Ed.

12/28/2012
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Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is counting down the top ten for 2012. First, we review "The School for Lies" at Chicago Shakespeare Theater and "The Mikado" by The Hypocrites. We chat about "Sherlock Holmes and the Missing Goose" at Raven Theatre. Then, Oliver Sava of TimeOut Chicago and Dan Jakes of TimeOut Chicago and The Reader join us with their top ten lists for 2012 theatre. We debate all our picks to create the official Chicago Theatre Off Book Top Ten of 2012. This December 28,...

Duration: 01:12:03


Chicago Theatre Off Book: December 14, 2012 Ed.

12/14/2012
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Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is trying out a shorter format for our listeners' quick theatre fix. First, the Show Pick of the Week is reviewed: "It's a Wonderful Life: Live at the Biograph" by America Blues Theatre. And then, our special guests from Black Ship Company's "Foreverendia" are Megan Captaine and Christine Jacobs. In addition, Megan performs an excerpt from "Foreverendia" for our Got A Minute? segment. This December 14, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially...

Duration: 00:12:51