WBEZ | Grease http://www.wbez.org/tags/grease Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Daily Rehearsal: 'Unspeakable' postponed until spring http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-09/daily-rehearsal-unspeakable-postponed-until-spring-102415 <p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- <a href="http://www.theatreseven.org">Theatre Seven&#39;s</a> announced that their full 2012-13 </strong></span></span>season will include <em>American Storm</em>, <em>Blacktop Sky</em> (which will also be in Steppenwolf&#39;s Garage Rep), Johnny and <em>Unwilling and Hostile Instruments</em>: 100 Years of Extraordinary Chicago Women. That last one sounds like a doozy; it&#39;s described as <b>&quot;</b>a collection of seven new plays by some of the industry&rsquo;s most talented playwrights and directors.&quot;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Look at this photo of <em>Grease </em></strong></span></span>at the Paramount:</p><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/PT%20Grease_3.jpg" style="height: 430px; width: 620px; " title="The cast of 'Grease.' (Photo by Liz Lauren)" /></div><p>My seven year old heart is swelling right now. The musical opened this week.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- &quot;Due to major funding that did not come through</strong></span></span>, the production of <em>Unspeakable</em>, which was scheduled to start performances at the Royal George Theatre Oct. 16, has been postponed until the spring. More details to come. Refunds available at point of purchase&quot; says the press release I received today. <a href="http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-07/daily-rehearsal-isaiah-washington-cast-friend-richard-pryor-101174">Remember <em>Unspeakable</em></a>? It was the one about Richard Pryor and featured actor Isaiah Washington.</p><p>Questions? Tips? Email <a href="mailto:kdries@wbez.org">kdries@wbez.org</a>.</p></p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:34:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-09/daily-rehearsal-unspeakable-postponed-until-spring-102415