If you know anything about Essay Fiesta, you know that its creators, Keith Ecker and Alyson Lyon, both have strong ties to the theatre world. Alyson is an accomplished actress, having staged two one-woman shows and appearing in a number of theatrical productions around town.
Meanwhile, Keith is a theater critic for the Chicago Theater Blog. Lately, Keith has reviewed a tremendous number of plays. If you’re itching to see some live theater in Chicago (which Keith and Alyson highly recommend you do), read some of Keith’s reviews:
Recently featured on the Huffington Post, here’s Keith’s review of a Sarah Ruhl oldie, LATE: A Cowboy Song.
In the mood for a dramatic commentary on commentators? Check out the State Theatre’s Talk Radio.
A team of female super heroes go against an old nemesis in The League of Awesome.
The Steppenwolf Theatre Company proves why its badassness once again with A Parallelogram.