TRIPLE PLAY Powertap Productions at Stage Left Theatre AYN RAND GIVES ME A BONER Metraform at the Annoyance Theatre Chicago is not a particularly hospitable place for struggling local playwrights. They have a devil of a time getting their work produced at all, for unlike local actors, who for the most part compete only with […]
If Edgar’s budget cuts go through their numbers will increase dramatically. And if advocate John Donahue runs true to form, so will their visibility.
Saxophonist Urs Leimgruber–definitely not a household name (not even in my household)–offers two quite different but related approaches to his music. When he plays unaccompanied, he concentrates on repetitive, scientific investigations of the instrument’s capabilities: like Roscoe Mitchell, he uses overtones, multiphonics, and an exquisite control over the instrument’s most difficult expanses to create entrancing […]