Your Weekend Buzz (8/20/15)

Your Weekend Buzz | No Comments → | August 19, 2015

Your weekly source for where to go, what to see, and who to sleep with.


Spotted: ACADEMY grad, Chris Saunders getting arrested by two more ACADEMY alumni, Eric Gerard and Brian Hurwitz. Our kind of play. (Scroll down to the show section to get the details!)





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Who: Sharron Palm and Nathaniel Kelley
What: Turn That Thing Around: A Manic Narrator’s Longest Ride
Where: Gorilla Tango & The Chicago Fringe Festival
Gimme More: Gorilla Tango Dates: August 20, 21, 27, & 28 at 7:30PM and 22 & 29 at 2:00PM; Chicago Fringe Festival Friday, September 11, 8:30 pm, September 12, 4:00 pm, and September 13, 5:30 pm! More info here and here.

Who: Eric Gerard, Brian Hurwitz, Chris Saunders, Ashley Neal, and Amanda Fink
Where: First Floor Theater at the Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave, Third Floor
Gimme More: August 14-22, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pm, Sunday at 3pm, Monday at 8pm.Full info: here.

Who: Sasha Kostyrko
What: Hamlet
Where: Muse of Fire at Ingraham Park, 2100 Ridge Ave, Evanston
Gimme More: Sasha says: It’s Saturday and Sundays at 3pm in Ingraham park, and some indoor performances at the end of August. All performances are free, so anyone is welcome to bring a picnic or some booze and enjoy the show!


“The Actor’s Fatal Mistake” has been making the Facebook round this week, and with good reason.

Wherever you are in your career, you have to have a foundational structure in place that helps manage emotional and financial ups and downs, that keeps you deep in the craft of acting even when you’re not working (auditioning is usually not enough), and keeps you whole and happy so that you can suit up and show up with gusto for that next audition.

Yes. Yes, yes yes. Read the whole thing here:


This is a great dane puppy named Thor. He understands our struggle. Click the image to watch.

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Alright…that’s all for this week!

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