Drury Lane Theatre in Evergreen Park opens the Chicago premiere of Fran Charnas' The All Night Strut! July 15. Performances began July 7 for a run through Aug. 29. Fifteen-time Joseph Jefferson Award nominee Marc Robin directs and choreographs.
A musical revue, All Night Strut! travels back to the Great Depression and the music of the 1930s and `40s. Composers featured include Cab Calloway, George and Ira Gershwin, Johnny Mercer, Frank Loesser, Frank Loesser and Duke Ellington with songs like "Chattanooga Choo Choo," "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime," "In the Mood" and "Dream."
Performing the Strut are Curt Dale Clark, Robert Duchak, Sean Allen Krill and Karen Leigh Multer.
Tickets ($25-$20) are available by calling the box office at (708) 422 0404. The Drury Lane Theatre in Evergreen Park is located at 2500 W. 95th Street and on the web at http://drurylane.com.
-- By Christine Ehren