Doug Deuchler has been reviewing local theater and delving into our history for Wednesday Journal for decades. He is alsoa retired teacher and school librarian who is also a stand-up comic, tour guide/docent and author of several books about Oak Park and surrounding communities. Here's your chance to tap into Doug's knowledge of local theater, film and history.
'The thing I'm really thrilled about the most is that all of these amazing performers will be here on the same night in the same place in Oak Park," says Open Door Theater's artistic and managing director, Mary Pat Sieck.
If you've never seen a production by the Artists of Concordia Theatre, they currently have an impressive show playing at Madison Street Theater. The Beauty Queen of Leenane is explosive and darkly funny.
The award-winning tour in which costumed interpreters portray assorted "residents" of the 140-year-old Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park at their grave sites has been a very popular event for two decades.