Review: THE CONDITION OF FEMME at Circle Theatre Chicago

Review: THE CONDITION OF FEMME at Circle Theatre Chicago

This piece is meant to have a strong feminist message, but a play that leaves me feeling like sexual violence is inevitable, without a call to action or accountability for men, that distills the narratives of religious women, women of color and trans women is neither activism nor feminism.

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Circle Theatre Announces THE CONDITION OF FEMME Cast

Circle Theatre Announces THE CONDITION OF FEMME Cast

Pictured: Lauren Marie Powell  Circle Theatre has announced the cast for the world premiere of Lauren Marie Powell THE CONDITION OF FEMME. Directed by Amanda Jane Long, the production features Powell (Reagan), along with Michelle Bester, Betsy Bowman, Marisa Eason, Rachel Livingston, Amy Powell, Tyler Reaser, Miriam Reuter, Jessica Rzucidlo, Ashley Stein and...

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Circle Theatre Announces 32nd Season Slate

Circle Theatre Announces 32nd Season Slate

Circle Theatre has announced its two 32nd season productions: THE CONDITION OF FEMME, a world-premiere play by Lauren Marie Powell, directed by Amanda Jane Long, and the Chicago premiere of the Off-Broadway musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, with Book, Music, and Lyrics by Max Vernon, and direction by Derek Van Barham....

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Casting & Production Team Announced for Circle’s TRIASSIC PARQ Remount

Casting & Production Team Announced for Circle’s TRIASSIC PARQ Remount

Circle Theatre has announced the cast of their remount of their 2015 hit production of the singing dinosaur musical TRIASSIC PARQ, running July 14 through August 13 at the Heartland Studio in Rogers Park.

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Circle’s VENUS IN FUR Explores Fantasies and Fetishes

Circle’s VENUS IN FUR Explores Fantasies and Fetishes

Did you know that Austrian author Leopold von Sacher-Masoch is the “M” in S&M? In 1870 he published a novella VENUS IN FUR expressing his fantasies and fetishes which mostly revolved around dominant women wearing, you guessed it, fur.

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Circle Announces Cast/Creative Team for VENUS IN FUR

Circle Announces Cast/Creative Team for VENUS IN FUR

Pictured: Arti Ishak Circle Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for their Winter production of David Ives’ dark comedy VENUS IN FUR. Directed by Charlotte Drover, the production features Arti Ishak (Vanda) and Zach Livingston (Thomas). The creative team includes Emily Boyd (set designer) Elsa Hiltner (costume designer), Maya...

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