Lookingglass’ DiStasi channels his inner pirate

Jan 07, 2016 1050

by Lou Carlozo

If you think it's a long way from the Chicago to the South Pacific, then you haven't watched Lawrence E. DiStasi making magic on stage. And magic isn't too strong a word: As a founding member of Lookingglass Theatre, DiStasi helped conjure from thin air a theater company that has become a Chicago gem.

And it's with that troupe he takes to the stage as Long John Silver. To pirate from Shakespeare, it was a question of to argh, or not to argh. Here's why: For the production, which runs through Jan. 31, DiStasi did his digging to find out whether pirates were really like.

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Fonte: Fra Noi

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