WBEZ | Joan Allen http://www.wbez.org/tags/joan-allen Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Daily Rehearsal: Mary-Arrchie remounts 'Superior Donuts' http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-10/daily-rehearsal-mary-arrchie-remounts-superior-donuts-102975 <p><p><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/superior-donuts.jpg" style="height: 464px; width: 300px; float: left; " title="" /><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Remember that <a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/538767452816979/">Beatbox Comedy</a></strong></span></span> is on Thursdays at Strawdog Theater.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Some investors for the Broadway</strong></span></span> play <em>Rebecca </em><a href="http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/07/inquiry-finds-that-four-rebecca-investors-did-not-exist/?ref=theater">are actually not real</a>, reports the <em>New York Times</em>.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- If it&#39;s not broken and people aren&#39;t sick of it</strong></span></span> and it won a bunch of awards, do it again!&nbsp;<a href="http://www.maryarrchie.com">Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co</a>. is restaging <em>Superior Donuts</em> with most of their original cast October 31 at the Royal George. In a statement, Artistic Director Carlo Garcia noted that the production was sold out for three months and was the most successful show in the company&#39;s 27 year history.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Steppenwolf Ensemble member Joan Allen</strong></span></span> was on <a href="http://soundcloud.com/wbez/afternoon-shift-164-i"><em>Afternoon Shift</em> yesterday</a>.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- <a href="http://www.hubbardstreetdance.com/">Hubbard Street Dance Chicago</a>&#39;s 35th season</strong></span></span> starts up at the Harris Theater the weekend of October 18. The evening is notable because it&#39;s the opening of their first full-length performance, choreographed by&nbsp;Alejandro Cerrudo, who was inspired by Marc Chagall&#39;s &quot;Windows&quot;, which you can see at the Art Institute. Hubbard Street is dedicating this piece to Mayor Rahm Emanuel (much like Chagall&#39;s windows was dedicated to Mayor Daley in 1977, when Hubbard Street Dance began), who said in a statement, &ldquo;I am committed to making Chicago a worldwide destination for dance and look forward to celebrating this wonderful cultural institution in our city.&rdquo;</p><p>Questions? Tips? Email <a href="mailto:kdries@wbez.org">kdries@wbez.org</a>.</p></p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 12:02:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-10/daily-rehearsal-mary-arrchie-remounts-superior-donuts-102975