September 23, 2018

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Burnham’s Dream at Theater Wit: Preview

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

With a cast of ten accompanied by piano, cello and a wind player, the production includes period costumes, choreography and archival images.

Acclaimed voice teacher Paul W. Thompson is the music director.
Annabelle Revak of Underscore Theatre Company is the conductor/pianist for the run.

The show features historical Chicago characters: three architects, Daniel Burnham, John Root and Louis Sullivan; Burnham’s wife, Margaret, socialite Bertha Palmer and social activist/journalist Ida B. Wells.

Issues of immigration, the suffragette movement, racial inequality and workers’ rights are woven into the story of how the 1893 Columbian Exposition came to be built. And no, there is no serial killer in our presentation.

I will be an audience member for this production after having worn the hat of composer, co-lyricist and orchestrator.

And no, there is no serial killer in our presentation.

CODE: INDUSTRY. $20 tickets available this weekend for PREVIEWS SAT, SUN, MONDAY AND ALL THURSDAY PERFORMANCES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Call Theater Wit for details. The discount may disappear later in the run.

Details

Date:
June 4
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Organizer

Burnham’s Dream:The White City
Website:
https://whitecitymusical.org/

Venue

Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont
Chicago, IL 60657 United States
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Phone:
773-975-8150
Website:
https://www.theaterwit.org/tickets/productions/354/performances#top