Archive for May 5th, 2010

Chicago is a great theater town. At any one time we have about one hundred and thirty plays running. That includes fifteen to twenty openings a week. After I see a play I work out a drawing as a way of understanding what I just participated in. I don’t draw during the performance. I memorize the faces. The play hits me the next day in my studio. It doesn’t leave me alone until the drawing comes together.

One of my favorite theaters is the Gift Theater (Milwaukee & Lawrence) where I saw One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest with Alexandra Main and Paul D’Addario in the leads.  The play closed last week and I’m sorry to post the drawing and the recommendation so late.  For future productions: www.thegifttheater.org

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