Chicago Solo Theatre "Solo Saturdays"
Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (CDT)
Chicago Solo Theatre is dedicated to producing the finest solo plays and storytelling events in the Midwest. David Boyle, Founder/Artistic Director
Performances this month from Natasha Tsoutsouris, Mark Maroney, Karen O'Donnell and Ricky Harris:
Natasha Tsoutsouris is a Chicago based writer and performer. She has just finished the second explosive run of her solo show, "Tashie's Choice", and looks forward to touring with it in the fall. Natasha has performed at This Much Is True, Story Sessions, Speak Easy/Speak Hard and many other events.
Mark Maroney is a past editor of NewTown Writers’ print anthology Off The Rocks. His poetry has appeared in Off The Rocks,After Hours, and on the nationally syndicated radio program The Romantic Hours with Mona Golabeck. He has written for both children and adults, and for five consecutive seasons his ten-minute play, Rock / Scissors / Paper, was the kick-off piece for “First Night” of LeapFest at Chicago’s Stage Left Theatre. In this edition of Solo Saturdays, Mark will perform an excerpt from his play Sir Georg!, based on the life of renowned conductor and former music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti.
Ricky Harris has been acting in musicals and plays throughout the Chicago area for several years. He is a company member with Barrel of Monkeys Theatre with whom he teaches and serves as music director. Ricky most recently appeared in Beverly Art Center’s Professional Theatre Series’ “They’re Playing Our Song”.
Dr. Karen O’Donnell, D.D.S. says she is blessed to tell stories to captive audiences of hopelessly mute while her hands are busy doing dentistry. Karen has studied improvisational theatre at Comedy Sportz, has trained with Tony Robbins and others in the personal development field, and has told stories at Story Lab, Trace Chicago, Stoop Style Stories, Write Now and in Flossmoor at the St. John’s 4th of July Ice Cream Social.
David Boyle is the founder/artistic director of Chicago Solo Theatre. He has performed at Story Lab, This Much Is True, Essay Fiesta, Ragdale Ring Series and Story Sessions and looks forward to appearing in Adult Education at the Acorn Theatre in Three Oaks Michigan in August. He has written and performed 2 full-length solo plays; “An Accidental Organist” and “You Don’t Have To Be A Whore”.