$30. 8 p.m. More than a dozen of Chicago's major musical theater performers will gather at Open Door Theater for a Benefit Concert highlighting music from the past and current Broadway musical stage. The concert features: Jeff Award Winners: Roberta Duchak, Michael Mahler, John Reeger and Paula Scrofano. Joining them will be: Paul Amandes, Ilana Atkins, Ashton Byrum, Dara Cameron, Sharon Carlson, Landree Fleming, James Lee, Patrick Martin, Beth Ann O'Reilly-Amandes and Gina Valentine. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see all these incredible performers on one stage, for the price of one ticket.
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.