When everybody screams and yells, "There's nothing to do! There's nothing to see!" who dreams up a place they'd like to be? The enchanted one, that's Rosie. Don't miss REALLY ROSIE performing Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm, March 2 - April 7, 2013 at Gorilla Tango Skokie Theatre (7924 Lincoln Ave. Skokie, IL 60077). Tickets are $14; to purchase tickets visit www.gorillatango.com or call 773-598-4549.
Rosie, the precocious little city girl, is the undisputed leader of her gang of friends. And she uses her imagination and charm, turning twelve boring hours into a fascinating day. She makes her friends audition to be in the movie of her life, again. Book and lyrics written by Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are) and music composed by Carole King (famed singer/song writer). Songs will be sung, lessons will be learned, believe me!
Starring the Nutshell Kids:
Melissa Mok: Rosie
Louella Cabalona: Kathy
Ramona Kywe: Alligator
Ben Albovias: Pierre
Hope Kim: Johnny
Samantha Garcia: Chicken Soup
Ghuon "Max" Chung, Director
Andrew Hodson, Music Director
Ginger Leopoldo, Co-Producer
Joe Yau, Co-Producer
A-Squared Theatre Workshop is a Chicago based collective that creates an artistic environment of risk taking and growth for Asian American theater artists by dynamically bringing Asian American stories to the stage for general theater-going audiences. A-Squared is a 501c3, non-profit organization and formed in 2006.
Gorilla Tango Theatre (GTT) is a year-round theatrical venue where audiences of all ages can consistently go to see a wide variety of talented artists. GTT exists to provide artists with an opportunity to produce their work in professional environment. GTT was created by Second City- and IO-Chicago-trained Dan Abbate and boasts an 88-seat performance space. GTT Chicago is conveniently located at the intersection of Western and Milwaukee in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood. Easily accessible by public transportation, GTT is steps away from the Western Blue Line stop and the #49 Western, #73 Armitage and #56 Milwaukee buses. Street parking is readily available. With shows for both children and adults, all GTT performances are on a rating system, similar to the one used in movie theatres. GTT offers a variety of affordable beer and wine for purchase. Consult the website for rating information, tickets, and details: www.gorillatango.com.
The theatre is located at 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, Ill. Call 773.598.4549 for more information.
Pictured: Melissa Mok (as Rosie). Photo Credit: Giau Truong.