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Covering Chicago's Theatre Scene// Sordid Live at Ludicrous Theatre Company

Written by Kate Dries, Onstage/ Backstage.  Published August 8th, 2012.

"Wow, Suzanne, you are more gracious than I would have been." In other Sordid Lives reviews, Chicago Theater Beat says Bracken "nearly steals the show."

Review: Sordid Lives by K.D. Hopkins- Chicago Theatre Beat

 Written by K.D. Hopkins, Chicago Theatre Beat.  Published August 5th, 2012.

Well, bless your heart as you step into the world of iced tea, sexual intrigue, and cotton candy hair. Sordid Lives is a rip roaring comedy about life in small town Texas from Del Shores, who wrote another of my favorite Southern comedies Daddy’s Dyin’. Who’s Got the Will?

Embedded at Ludicrous Theatre: In the Beginning

Written by Laurie Grauer, The Urban Coaster. Published Thursday, May 14th, 2009.

There’s a certain adrenaline kick that comes with being a part of something new, I could see it on the faces of a few of the actors as they smiled and swayed to the beat of the pop culture classic. Others conveyed anxiety as they stared blankly at their scripts.

The Drama of Recreating Lilith: Trouble in the Garden of Eden

Written by Laurie Grauer, The Urban Coaster. Published Thursday, June 25th, 2009.

“I’m starting to believe this show is cursed,” sighed Wayne Shaw, co-founder of Ludicrous Theatre and the director of its current show “Lilith”.  “I consider myself to be an agnostic, but now even I’m starting to think someone up there really doesn’t like the fact that we’re doing this show.”

Ludicrous Theater's Corpus Christi Profoundly Moving

Written by Laurie Grauer, The Urban Coaster. Published Monday, December 8th, 2008.

The play retells the story of Jesus Christ, but with a southern Pride Flag twist. Set in contemporary Corpus Christi, TX, and Jesus, and his disciples are portrayed as homosexuals. Open minded as I am, the premise seemed far-fetched.