Playtime Chicago Theater Report on WCGO for May 24, 2020
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Otherworld Theatre Streaming The Rogue Aviator, Other Shows
Otherworld Theatre is keeping busy by adding new theatrical content to its YouTube and Patreon platforms. Right now, The Rogue Aviator is available to Otherworld’s Patreon supporters. The alternative history steampunk adventure is set in the 1930s, where the floating city of Olympus has been built among the clouds of America. Sold as the epitome of the American Dream, many yearn to be a citizen of the jeweled metropolis. However, once admitted into its iron embrace, citizens find themselves living as prisoners in what they once hoped would be their promised land. Interested in seeing this production? Visit Otherworld Theatre on Patreon or OtherworldTheatre.org.
Remy Bumppo Announces Cancelation of The Agitators
Remy Bumppo is sorry to announce that it has canceled its performance of The Agitators. The production was to conclude the company’s 2019/2020 season. Ticket holders will be contacted by Remy Bumppo about their options. Meanwhile, Remy Bumppo is still in business and is planning next season’s shows. Visit RemyBumppo.org to stay up to date with what this company is doing.
Raven Theatre’s Summer Camp Goes Virtual
Raven Theatre’s Take Flight Summer Camp 2020 will take place online this year, featuring four training sessions in theatre arts for kids ages 6 – 15. Over the course of two weeks, campers will create their own virtual theatrical adaptations inspired by classic and popular children’s stories.
The two-week sessions begin in June and end in August. To participate, students will need access to a computer or tablet, a good Wifi connection, basic knowledge of the Zoom app, and an open and creative mind! There is a limit of 14 students per class and an early-bird discount applies to registration before June 8th, so get in touch with Raven today by visiting www.raventheatre.com.
The Rocking Horse Delivers Food, Beer, Wine
If you are in the Logan Square area and looking for some tasty comfort food to dine on while streaming some Chicago theater, along with beer and wine to wash it down with, check out what The Rocking Horse.
Their menu includes wedge salads, homemade soups, burgers, hotdogs, tater tots, and more. While it is possible to order online, if you call 773-486-0011 to order direct, you’ll get free delivery and help out a small business.
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