Fillet of Solo Festival Presents Solo Storytelling at its Best
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The last date listed for Fillet of Solo was Saturday August 7, 2010 / 8:30pm (Solo Sampler).
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Even the Supernanny could be excused for skipping the governess gig at Thornfield Hall. The house is a gloomy gothic pile, the other servants are strange and the boss ... well, let's just say Mr. Rochester has other things on his mind. But the orphaned and impoverished Jane Eyre has little choice but to take the job, thereby setting into motion not only one of the greatest romances of English literature, but a horror story that would spook Stephen King. Yet even as Jane is tested by flames of every sort -- the fire of passion, the fire of guilt, actual fire -- she emerges intact, independent and utterly indomitable. Now Dorothy Milne directs this stage adaptation of the beloved 1847 novel by Charlotte Brontë at Lifeline Theatre. Learn More
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Featured review from Genevieve Gonnigan
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If you love adult storytelling and/or public radio you will love this show. However, if you fall asleep easily if there's not much visual stimulation then this may not be the show for you. I'd been trying to see 2nd Story for Years and was thrilled to see them in this festival!
*Thursday, August 5
7:00pm Grown Up
Friday, August 6
*7:00pm Grown Up
8:30pm 2nd Story*
Saturday, August 7
*7:00pm Grown Up
8:30pm Solo Sampler 1: Julie Ganey & Caitlin Parrish*
Dorothy Milne hadn’t noticed that time was passing and suddenly her generation is in charge. Worse yet, she’s in charge! With her older relatives passed on, Dorothy is definitely a grownup now — and making it up as she goes along. She sure wishes she’d paid more attention when the oldsters were still around to tell her things.
Dorothy has been Artistic Director of Lifeline Theatre for 11 years and has been reporting on her life from the stage in group shows with the Sweat Girls for the past 17 years. This is her first solo excursion. Directed by Sharon Evans.*
Kim Morris, Doug Whippo and John Wilson explore the arc of human experience. All are company members of 2nd Story, a wildly popular, Chicago-based storytelling troupe that performs regularly at Webster’s Wine Bar in Lincoln Park and the Morseland in Rogers Park.
Solo Sampler 1: Julie Ganey & Caitlin Parrish
“The Half-Life of Magic” by Julie Ganey: A half-believer navigates the space between story and truth. Ganey examines the stories we tell ourselves as she wrestles with fairies, Michelangelo, a priest, and Harry Potter – not necessarily in that order. Directed by Amanda Delheimer.
“Strapped” by Caitlin Parrish: An industrious young woman delivers a treatise on economics, sex, and the American way.