Cabinet of Curiosity and 16th Street let Mickle Maher do it on the radioKerry Reidon March 5, 2021 at 7:40 pm

The longtime Chicago playwright joins a new mini-renaissance of aural drama.

In Willy Russell’s 1980 play Educating Rita, the title character (a working-class hairdresser taking Open University literature courses in London) responds to the question “Suggest how you might resolve the staging difficulties inherent in a production of Ibsen’s Peer Gynt” with “Do it on the radio.” Debates and speculation continue to unspool about whether or not online theater is really theater and whether it can (or should) continue after the pandemic ends.…Read More

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