WBEZ | Davenport's http://www.wbez.org/tags/davenports Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Broadway's Queen of Hearts returns to her hometown stage http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-02-08/broadways-queen-hearts-returns-her-hometown-stage-81969 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//Karen as queen of hearts.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Actress and singer <a target="_blank" href="http://www.karenmason.com/">Karen Mason</a> came back to Chicago just in the nick of time. She&rsquo;s been wowing crowds in New York, performing in dimly lit cabarets and under the bright lights of Broadway. But Arlington Heights is where Mason grew up and it&rsquo;s in Chicago that she&rsquo;ll host her one-woman-show, <em>Setting New Standards</em>.<br /><br />The run starts tomorrow night at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.davenportspianobar.com/">Davenport&rsquo;s Piano Bar and Cabaret</a> in Wicker Park. To learn more about her solo act, Karen Mason joined <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em>. Karen Mason&rsquo;s one-woman-show, <em>Setting New Standards </em>begins a six-day run Wednesday night at Davenport's in Wicker Park.<br /><br />She&rsquo;ll then return to New York where she&rsquo;ll prepare for her role as the Queen of Hearts in <a target="_blank" href="http://www.wonderlandonbroadway.com/index.html"><em>Wonderland</em></a>.</p></p> Tue, 08 Feb 2011 14:21:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-02-08/broadways-queen-hearts-returns-her-hometown-stage-81969