Archive for February, 2011

Lakeboat

Posted in Theater/Live Performance, Timothy Parfitt with tags , , , on February 13, 2011 by Timothy Parfitt

This post is from a couple of weeks ago, but between the uprising and Egypt and an extensive backlog  of Judge Judy episodes, I’ve been a little distracted.  Lakeboat is running through February 26th.

Last night I attended a performance of the play Lakeboat at the Steep Theatre on Chicago’s north side.  As part of my pledge to watch anything, I will catch the occasional play.  Lakeboat is an early Mamet play, set amongst a bunch of foul-mouthed sailors floating on a barge somewhere on Lake Michigan.  The cast does a great job of bringing Mamet’s malcontent to life in all their drunken and insecure glory. Continue reading