Babes with Blades Returns to Chicago, Jan. 18

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CHICAGO -- Chicago's female warriors will get their due when Footsteps Theatre reprises its hugely successful Babes with Blades on Jan. 18.

CHICAGO -- Chicago's female warriors will get their due when Footsteps Theatre reprises its hugely successful Babes with Blades on Jan. 18. The valorous spectacle includes a sendup of Showgirls, a final call for "Xena" auditions, a duel for family honor and a group demonstration of the Makulele (a Brazilian martial arts dance).

Director Dawn "Sam" Alden, a fight choreographer, conceived the show as a way to showcase the skills of female combat artists.

The show has gotten rave reviews.

-- By Lawrence Bommer
Chicago Correspondent

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