While entering the theatre, “Dingle Berries” by Kevin Bloody Wilson is playing. “I’ve got dingle berries, dingle berries dangling from the ass. Tiny bits of shit stuck to the hairs around my anus.” This songs perfectly sets the scene for the adult Christmas themed show about to take place. What ever happened to Cindy Lou… Read more
Indie Rock Musical! Kokandy Productions Presents Hundred Days at Chopin Theatre (Through January 9, 2022)
Abigail and Shaun Bengson are a married couple that formed a family band. They are performing a show that tells their true life story. The show is more like an indie rock concert by Arcade Fire than a musical. They talk about their whirlwind meeting leading to them getting married after only three weeks of… Read more
Brian McKnight starts the set off singing to just a backup track. It’s a bit like karaoke as he sings “Sexual Healing” by Marvin Gaye. He also sings a few of his own songs in this style. Later on he sits down at the keyboard and plays what he calls a “sad song medley”. This… Read more
Right Angle Entertainment Presents Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody at The Apollo Theater Chicago (Through January 2, 2022)
This parody fully makes fun of the 2003 film, Love Actually. Definitely watch the movie beforehand to understand all the references. Also, being familiar with the other work by the actors involved is important as they play off other characters they have played. They use actor names instead of their character names, which is quite… Read more
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