WBEZ | Opera Underground http://www.wbez.org/tags/opera-underground Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Daily Rehearsal: Paul Reiser is mad about the Chicago suburbs http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-08/daily-rehearsal-paul-reiser-mad-about-chicago-suburbs-101494 <p><p><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/2064076400_27a73404ea_z.jpg" style="height: 441px; width: 300px; float: left; " title="A September 9, 1995 issue of TV Guide. (Flickr/trainman74)" /><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Oof that&#39;s a painful headline I just wrote. But Paul Reiser will be at Zanie&#39;s</strong></span></span> in Rosemont on September 8. Other upcoming shows at Zanies (in Chicago) include Steve O from <em>Jackass </em>and&nbsp;Emo Philips.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- It&#39;s the summer of <a href="http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-06/daily-rehearsal-more-shakespeare-parks-100302">free Shakespeare</a>&nbsp;outside:</strong></span></span>&nbsp;Monday through Wednesday at 6:30 pm this week you can <em>The Taming of the Shrew</em> at the south lawn in front of Navy Pier.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- And are you a young person </strong></span></span>who would like to get drunk with other opera lovers whilest listening to your favorite thing, opera? &quot;On August 23rd, Chicago Opera Theater&rsquo;s (COT) Opera Underground - COT&rsquo;s young person&rsquo;s social club - will start a new tradition with its first annual Booze Cruise &ndash; <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iUjx4_X1qA">&ldquo;I&rsquo;m On A Boat!&rdquo;</a>. Guests will coast down the Chicago River and Lake Michigan on Chicago Cruises&rsquo; &#39;Summer of George.&#39; They will enjoy refreshing wine, beer, a delicious assortment of hors d&rsquo;oeuvres, and opera selections performed by COT singers.&quot; I wish that this had been my idea. The ticket is $40 ahead of time and $50 at the door, which includes &quot;a wine and beer bar with light hors d&rsquo;oeuvres.&quot;</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- <em>Chicago Live!</em> is no more</strong></span></span>,<a href="http://timeoutchicago.com/arts-culture/chicago-media-blog/15565881/tribune-cuts-back-%E2%80%98chicago-live%E2%80%99-to-make-it-%E2%80%98even-stronger%E2%80%99"> reports Robert Feder</a> -- at least not in it&#39;s current incarnation.&nbsp;</p><p>Questions? Tips? Email <a href="mailto:kdries@wbez.org">kdries@wbez.org</a>.</p></p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 10:14:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-08/daily-rehearsal-paul-reiser-mad-about-chicago-suburbs-101494