Bringing Up The Lights – #7: Beginning The Rehearsal Process

Lyric Opera of Chicago has finally reached the point where actors will actually take the stage and start working. That’s where Ben Bell Bern and the Rehearsal Department come into the picture and make sure everyone is where they need to be.

Bringing Up The Lights is the story of the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2021 production of Macbeth and their return to the stage after eighteen months due to the COVID pandemic.

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Time Enough At Last – #80: A Quality of Mercy

Hot-shot new Lieutenant Katell tries to make his mark on the last day of World War II in the Pacific and gets a unique perspective on his actions.

Sean Magers and Keith Conrad are re-watching The Twilight Zone. Each week they share their reactions to each episode and even a little a little trivia along the way. The 80th episode was “A Quality of Mercy”

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Garry Meier Show – Episode #864: Steven Rubin Talks James Bond

Jeopardy contestant Matt Amodio saw his 38-game winning run come to an end Monday. Meanwhile, Jon Gruden saw his run as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders come to an end after reports emerged of him using homophobic, racist and misogynistic language in emails while he worked as an ESPN analyst. Plus, Steven Rubin, author of The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia joined Garry to talk about the release of “No Time to Die.”

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Bringing Up The Lights – #6: Creating Sets Is A World-Wide Effort

Michael Smallwood, Technical Director for the Lyric Opera of Chicago talked about his piece of the production puzzle and the Herculean effort involved in creating sets for a production like Macbeth

Bringing Up The Lights is the story of the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2021 production of Macbeth and their return to the stage after eighteen months due to the COVID pandemic.

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Time Enough At Last – #79: Five Characters In Search Of An Exit

An Army major awakens in a small room with no idea of who he is or how he got there. He finds four other people in the same room, and they all begin to question how they each arrived there, and more importantly, how to escape.

Sean Magers and Keith Conrad are re-watching The Twilight Zone. Each week they share their reactions to each episode and even a little a little trivia along the way. The 79th episode was “Five Characters In Search Of An Exit”

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