Watch out up above, there’s trouble in the air. A man is running full throttle suspended in the air on a giant treadmill, people are floating in a vast sea of cloud-like mylar and who are those sexy ladies twisting above in that see-through pool? It’s the latest theatrical experience FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP about to take Chicago by storm premiering at the Auditorium Theater on May 21. This heart-pounding 70-minute spectacular from the creators of the worldwide sensation De La Guarda is a one-of-a-kind spectacle that puts the audience in the center of the action.
Breaking free from the confines of spoken language and theatrical convention, FUERZA
BRUTA: LOOK UP is an event where worlds collide and reality takes a back seat. At show time, audiences are ushered onto the main stage where they are engulfed in a 360 degree spectacle featuring mind-blowing visual effects just inches above the audience that must be seen to be believed.
Since its inception, FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP has played major cities worldwide including New York, Miami, San Juan, Buenos Aires, Lisbon, London, Cordoba, Bogota, Edinburgh, Berlin, Mexico, Miami, Caracas and Sao Paulo to high critical acclaim. FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP has a permanent company in New York that is currently playing OFF BROADWAY in their third blockbuster year. FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP recently wrapped in Taipei where it celebrated a hugely successful Asian debut breaking the record for the most performances of a single show in Taiwanese history.
Individual tickets to FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP are $50 – $80 and are on sale now at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St. and 18 W. Monroe St.); the Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University Box Office (50 E. Congress); the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775-2000; all Ticketmaster retail locations (including Hot Tix and select Carson Pirie Scott, Coconuts and fye stores); and online at www.BroadwayInChicago.com. Groups of 15 or more should call (312) 977-1710. Note: Audience members will remain standing throughout the performance. 50 E. Congress Parkay, 312 922 2110.
Celebrity followers of James’ De La Guarda included Leonardo DiCaprio, Justin Timberlake, Madonna, Cameron Diaz, Sting, Britney Spears, Harrison Ford, Tyra Banks, Robert DeNiro, Catherine Zeta Jones, Sandra Bullock, Lucy Liu, Demi Moore and Drew Barrymore among others. Celebrities who have visited FUERZA BRUTA include Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Jessica Alba, Fergie, Beyonce, Rachel McAdams, Jude Law, John Legend, Tyra Banks, Shakira, Alexis Bledel, Amber Tamblyn, Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams and Serena Williams.
ALSO ON TAP TODAY.
The Green City Market moves outdoors.
55 Vendors will be on hand today for the opening day of the 12th season of the popular Green City Market’s Outdoor Season . 1790 N. Clark, at the south end of Lincoln Park. 7a.m. to 1p.m. Diccounted 2-hour parking is available at the Chicago History Museum lot at LaSalle and Clark. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Through October 30.
Sarah Palin comes to town.
Ms. Palin will be speaking at several fund-raising events today around town including an appearance at the Rosemont Theatre. 7p.m. Tickets $54 to $297. 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont, Il. 847 671 5100.
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