Alice Singleton is a screenwriter, filmmaker, and local media darling residing in Chicago. She is obsessed with finding the antidote to the cult of mediocrity currently plaguing our society and uses her extensive and vast experience as Everywoman to focus her journalistic pursuits on the gale forces of gender, race and class that make this American life the perfect storm.
We Were the World: 86 Words Aboard the Crossover Express | 8 Mar 2010 // 3:00 PM
In the second of our Tusk pieces, Alice Singleton explores how Fleetwood Mac fleetingly broke racial barriers in music and captured the heart of black girls raised on funk, R&B, and segregation politics.
Eugene O’Neill’s ‘Strange Interlude’ | 18 Mar 2009 // 3:59 PM
The Neo Futurists take what may be O’Neill’s most gut-wrenching work and make dry hijinks from inception to final bow.
Animal Crackers: 18 September-25 October 2009 - Chicago | 13 Oct 2009 // 4:00 PM
Eighty years have passed since the Broadway debut of this work and another national economic crying time greets the Goodman’s production, but we can laugh until we pass out and forget our troubles in the meantime.
Pangs of the Messiah | 12 Apr 2009 // 3:59 PM
Lerner's characters lean to one-dimension; their humanity never makes its presence known as they perform high acts of cruelty and treason, even amongst one another.
Endgame: Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago | 11 May 2010 // 2:50 AM
As with Waiting for Godot, Endgame offers up two answers to the eternal question: “everything”, and “nothing”; the question really doesn’t matter if this is all there is to existence.
Tom Stoppard's Rock 'N' Roll: 15 May 2009 - Goodman Theatre, Chicago | 2 Jun 2009 // 4:30 AM
Words by Alice Singleton / Images by Michael Brosilow