Tag: El Stories

"El Stories" travels familiar territory on the Red Line

It really could be any average Red Line trip from Jackson in the south Loop to Howard at the top of Chicago in Rogers Park. But the talented actors with the Waltzing Mechanics liven things up by re-enacting true “El Stories” gathered in interviews from Red Line commuters and brought to the stage at City... Read more »

"El Stories" to showcase real-life vignettes from rollicking Red Line

Using the actual words of CTA Red Line commuters, the Waltzing Mechanics troupe will bring the Red Line to life on stage at City Lit Theater starting Feb. 7. The script is adapted from interviews with 23 commuters from across Chicago, According to the press release, “Care was taken in adaptation to preserve the actual... Read more »