"Open Rehearsal" with Victory Gardens Theater

LivingGreen Victory Gardens Theater is offering patrons the chance to be part of the production process via its “Open Rehearsal” program.  The first entry in the program, “The Making of Living Green”, will take place at 6pm on January 15th at the theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.  Audience members get to watch a 30-minute reheasal of the world premiere family drama by Gloria Bond Clunie, and then participate in a talk-back session with the cast, director Andrea JH. Dymond and playwright.  Admission is free, but reservations are required via e-mail at event@victorygardens.org or by calling Will Rogers at (773) 549-5788, x2167.  Previews of “Living Green” begin January 23rd.  For tickets, call 773-871-3000.

Aerial map of the Victory Gardens Theatre area

University Watch – upcoming shows at DePaul and Northwestern

by Rachel Bykowski


De Paul University – with Chicago PlayWorks 

Alice in Wonderland

  By: Lewis Carroll
Adapted By: Sharon Holland
Music By: Mark Elliott
Directed By: Sean Graney
Dates: January 13 – March 3, Tuesday/Thursday 10am, Saturday 2pm
Venue: Merle Reskin Theatre, 60 E. Balbo Drive
Tickets: Only $8 (box office: 312-922-1999)

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Northwestern University – Dolphin Show

 The Wizard of Oz

  By: L. Frank Baum and W.W. Denslow
Directed By: Katie Spelman
Starring: Danielle Gaines (Dorothy), Claire Neumann (Aunt Em/Glinda), Andi Alhadeff (Miss Gultch/Wicked Witch), Darren Barrare (Wizard), Mark Underhill (Scarecrow), Reed Wilson (Tin Man), R.B. Embleton (Lion), Andrew Howard (Uncle Henry/Guard)
Dates: January 23 – January 31, Fridays/Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays 2pm
Venue: Cahn Auditorium, Northwestern University (Evanston)
Tickets: Students/Kids: $10, Faculty/Staff: $20, General Public: $25
  For Wizard of Oz tickets, call 847-467-4000.  Ticket info here.

 The Dolphin Show is America’s largest student-produced musical.  Started at Northwestern University in 1939, The Dolphin Show is now celebrating its 67th year.  More about the show’s history here.

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