$15. What happens when you combine one Irish Catholic mother with a gift for malapropisms, with one single-minded daughter deliriously susceptible to guilt? Ridiculous lessons to last a lifetime. Written and performed by Oak Parker, Mary Olivieri (The Spew, The League of Improv Heroes), this one-woman show takes a look at the often funny, and truly poignant dynamic of mother-daughter relationships.
$15. 2 Bands. 1 Stage. Twice the entertainment. An evening of great music provided by two terrific local bands: The Sinai Mountain Boys, who play Americana Roots and Folk and The Replays, a long-time Chicago-area cover band, playing roots rock, with some blues, R&B, country and alternative thrown in. Proceeds benefit Open Door.
A group of students from Oak Park and River Forest High School looking to get more people involved in theater are gearing up for their first show next week — a comedy they wrote, acted and directed themselves.
If you've seen any TV commercials from the 1980s or early 90s, you've probably heard the voice of Cindy Fee. She was the voice behind the Hoover vacuum cleaner ("Nobody does it like you"). She told consumers to "get on your Pontiac and ride."
I continue urging people to "get on over to Open Door" to check out what's happening at this newest of local theater spaces, located on Ridgeland just south of Harrison in Oak Park. That was even before Open Door Repertory Company's current production, which is so joyful and dynamic you'd better act quickly.