Do you know about the new show in town addressing the causes and consequences of Chicago's persistent racial segregation? No, not Clybourne Park, though Bruce Norris's Pulitzer prizewinner does so brilliantly.
1. The Old Town School of Folk Music is producing their first theatrical event, to go up in November. Called Keep a Song in Your Soul: The Black Roots of Vaudeville, the show is the combined effort of string-band Carolina Chocolate Drops, jazz pianist Reginald R.
Note the name change. I know it changes your life.1. Anybody who is anybody was at the The Alderman Ed Bus Variety Show at Beat Kitchen last night (or, anybody whose boss was running it and didn't want to get beheaded was there). Schadenfreude performed.