BoHo Theatre holds free staged reading tonight of “101 Dates”

 

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Enjoy the reading of:

101 Dates
Written & Performed by David Rodgers Jr

June 1, 2009 7:30pm
Free Admission

BoHo Theatre @ Heartland Studio
7016 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago, IL 60626

Tickets must be reserved ahead of time by emailing producers@101datessf.com.

101 Dates, a new comedy by Bay Area resident David Rodgers Jr, has had staged readings throughout Northern California, and continues the tour in Chicago and New York.  What started out as a journey to find love has turned into a two-and-a-half-year project in which David went on one hundred and one dates! He’s dated men, women, an ex-Catholic priest, and even a celebrity. 101 Dates is a satire of contemporary dating for all audiences, gay, straight…or whatever.
David recreates the best-of-the-best of the 101 men, women, men who used to be women, and women who used to be men he’s met in his quest for love.

The show features multi-media elements such as digital film segments, animation, and the spirited people of San Francisco sharing opinions of popular love songs, pick-up lines, and love. In addition to the show, a new website has been launched; www.101datessf.com where people can read David’s blog, share dating stories, and ask dating advice.


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Think Fast: Kushner, Titanic, and Chicago Coke

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Celebrated playwright Tony Kushner has demanded requested that no critics be allowed to review his newest play “The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures”.  From TwinCities.com:

Playwright Tony Kushner has asked that no national reviewers critique the Minneapolis production of his world-premiere play at the Guthrie Theater — a sign he feels his newest work is not ready for the national spotlight and a potential blemish on the theater’s celebration of the Pulitzer Prize-winner. More here.

Pictures courtesy of MPR and Coucou Circus. Tony Kushner’s epic Tony and Emmy-winning “Angels In America” portrayed on right picture.

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Millvina Dean, final survivor of the Titanic
A slice of history was lost yesterday as the final survivor from the unsinkable ill-fated Titanic died at age 97. From the Daily Herald:

Millvina Dean, who as a baby was wrapped in a sack and lowered into a lifeboat in the frigid North Atlantic, has died, having been the last survivor of 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic.

More here. (picture supplied by AP)

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s-COCAINE-large Chicago, city of druggies:

People arrested in Chicago are more likely than prisoners in other major cities to test positive for drugs, according to a new report from the White House.