Posts tagged "Susie McMonagle"

"Pal Joey" (Porchlight Music Theatre): McMonagle Bewitches!

"Pal Joey" (Porchlight Music Theatre):  McMonagle Bewitches!
Porchlight Music Theatre presents PAL JOEY.  Porchlight secured the rights to the 1940 original version of this Broadway musical play.  So, Chicago has the opportunity for the first-time ever to hear the full compilation of songs, including the restored number “I’m Talking to My Pal” that was cut before the premiere opening night.  Of course,... Read more »

"The Dead" (Court Theatre): Irish Awakening Enchants

"The Dead" (Court Theatre):  Irish Awakening Enchants
Court Theatre presents THE DEAD.  The Morkans are having a party.  It’s 1904 in Dublin, Ireland.  To celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany, Miss Julia and Miss Kate, along with their niece Mary Jane, throw their annual soiree.  The coveted invitation gathers friends and family to an evening of music.  The sisters encourage guests to... Read more »

"Black Pearl Sings!" (Northlight Theatre): E. Faye Butler IS a Precious Gem!

"Black Pearl Sings!" (Northlight Theatre):  E. Faye Butler IS a Precious Gem!
#13.  Music influences.  It tells a story of the time period.  Ancestors preserved family-lore by putting it to a tune.  Generations of folks grew up singing what their mother sang to them.  Which was what her mother sang to her…. and on back.  The personal oral history connects the present to the past. My mother... Read more »
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