Theater Thursday: ‘5th of July’

Thursday, July 2

5th of July by Lanford Wilson
Oak Park Festival Theatre
Austin Gardens, Oak Park

5thofjulypicKick off the 4th of July holiday weekend a day early with Lanford Wilson‘s sequel to Talley’s Folly. A compassionate ensemble portrait of a generation trying to decide how to cope with the idealism of the 60’s. At once poignant and marvelously funny.  Prior to the performance there will be an opportunity to meet and talk with actors from the production, with appetizers courtesy of Wishbone Restaurant.

Event begins at 6:45 p.m.

Show begins at 8 p.m.

TICKETS ONLY $22 for adults, $17 for students and seniors
For reservations call 708.445.4440 and mention "Theater Thursdays" or buy online at http://oakparkfestival.org with code "ThTh."

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Theatre Thursday – "Fires in the Mirror" at 16th Street Theater

Thursday, February 5

Fires in the Mirror by Anna Deavere Smith

16th Street Theater

6420 16th Street, Berwyn

229 Come to 16th Street before the show to enjoy dinner catered by the popular Wishbone Restaurant featuring their healthy, southern-style comfort food. Then stay for the provocative Pulitzer Prize-nominated Fires in the Mirror, followed by a post-show dialogue with members of the cast and director.
Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Blacks vs. Jews. Four actresses embody 26 different perspectives in this stunning exploration of the events and emotions surrounding the 1991 racially-charged riots. “The most compelling and sophisticated view of urban racial and class conflict that one could hope to encounter.” —New York Times.

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Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.
Show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $25
For reservations call 708.795.6704 x105 and mention “Theater Thursdays.”