The Obamas are Broadway-bound

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According to Politico.com:

The Obamas will fly to New York City Saturday to take in a performance of the August Wilson play Joe Turner’s Come and Gone [NY Times review], which chronicles African Americans’ search for identity after the end slavery. Details weren’t provided on the weekend public schedule, which said only that the Obamas would pay a “personal visit to New York City.

 

Chad L. Coleman, Roger Robinson, and company

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“Mary Poppins” cast to perform at Petterino’s

Cast members from Broadway in Chicago’s Mary Poppins will be participating in Petterino’s “Monday Night Live” on Monday, June 8 at 7:30 PM.

 

Cast members from Broadway in Chicago’s Mary Poppins will be participating in Petterino’s “Monday Night Live” on Monday, June 8 at 7:30 PM.  From the press release:

 

The place will be “hoppin” when Petterino’s (150 N. Dearborn St.), located in the heart of the Theater District, presents guests singers from the cast of  Mary Poppins, currently playing at the neighboring Cadillac Palace Theatre, at its “Monday Night Live” on Monday, June 8 beginning at 7:30 p.m.

The popular “open mic” weekly evening of talent is co-hosted by Denise McGowan and Beckie Menzie. Guests can enjoy the performance while sipping cocktails and enjoying Petterino’s lighter menu of appetizers, sandwiches and salads, as well as the full menu.

A $15 per person dining minimum is required for a table at “Monday Night Live.” Reservations are recommended but not required and can be made by calling Petterino’s at  312-422-0150

Live theatre makes me wanna dance my ass off!!

Live theatre makes me want to dance!

Live theatre makes me want to dance!