WBEZ | Sideshow Theatre Company http://www.wbez.org/tags/sideshow-theatre-company Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Daily Rehearsal: A 30th anniversary for Raven Theatre http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-08/daily-rehearsal-30th-anniversary-raven-theatre-101678 <p><p><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/big%20knife.jpg" style="float: left; height: 225px; width: 300px; " title="" /><span style="font-size: 14px; "><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- If you go to&nbsp;<a href="http://www.raventheatre.com">Raven Theatre</a>&#39;s&nbsp;30th Anniversary</strong></span></span> &lsquo;Raise the Curtain!&rsquo; Benefit Performance you&#39;ll get to hang out with their Board of Directors and see their first production for 2012-13, <em>The Big Knife</em>. Tickets are $50 and reservations are suggested. You&#39;ll also get some &quot;pre-play libations&quot; from Broadway Cellars, Castle Food and Liquors and Fritzy&#39;s Tavern, the last of which sounds like a delightful joint we should all go to as soon as possible.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>-&nbsp;Sideshow Theatre Company&#39;s 2012-13 season</strong></span></span> &quot;brings to light lingering secrets and apocalyptic preparations.&quot; They&#39;ll have <em>Idomeneus</em>, <em>Maria/Stuart</em> and <em>The Burden of Not Having a Tail</em>.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- <em>Sordid Lives</em>&nbsp;is getting <a href="http://www.ludicroustheatre.com/Documents/Ludicrous_SordidEncoreWeekend_PR.pdf">an additional weekend</a></strong></span></span>. The playwright Del Shores will be at the midnight showing on September 7 because he&#39;ll be here for his own one-man show&nbsp;<em>Naked. Sordid. Reality.</em> which is at Mary&rsquo;s Attic. Now it&#39;ll close for sure the 8th.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- I would tell you to read</strong></span></span> <a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/theater/theaterloop/chi-jones-loop-annoyance-theatre-20120809,0,7249868.column">this story</a> about the Annoyance&#39;s 25 years but you have to sign in to read it which might suck.</p><p>Questions? Tips? Email <a href="mailto:kdries@wbez.org">k</a><a href="mailto:dries@wbez.org">dries@wbez.org</a>.</p></p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 12:52:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-08/daily-rehearsal-30th-anniversary-raven-theatre-101678