Shattered Globe’s “Five Mile Lake” a Realistic Slice of (Unfulfilled) Lives

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Step into the Theatre Wit stage housing Shattered Globe’s production of Five Mile Lake by Rachel Bonds and you instantly know something is not normal. For one thing, the buildings in Jeffrey D. Kmiec’s set are not squared, especially the large downtown building housing the central bakery location, which is all askew: left and right sides not […]

Block St Theatre’s Gamble Pays Off With Winning “Flamingo & Decatur”

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“Flamingo and Decatur,” a new play by Todd Taylor that Fayetteville, Arkansas’ Block St. Theatre is world premiering at Chicago’s Theatre Wit, immerses the theatre-goer in a world of professional gamblers in Las Vegas. Taylor, who also produces, brought the play to Chicago in order to take advantage of the great store-front opportunities here and […]