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One more time.

J.R. Rose

The run of Broadway musical “First Date,” under the direction of Homewood-Flossmoor High School theater teacher J.R. Rose, has been extended a second time at the Royal George Cabaret in Chicago. 

“First Date” will now keep audiences laughing through May 17. It’s a riotous, occasionally touching story that almost everyone can relate to.

With book by Austin Winsberg, music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, a cast of multitalented actors, including Homewood-Flossmoor area native Anne Litchfield Calderone.

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Fridays, 5:30 and 8 p.m., Saturdays and 3 p.m.,Sundays at the Royal George Cabaret, 1641 Halsted St, Tickets are $15 to $50 at www.firstdatechi.com and by calling 312-988-9000.

Related stories:
Talented local trio crucial to sensational comedy (HF Chronicle, March 27, 2015)
Review: Blind date brings hope, curiosity to Royal George (HF Chronicle, March 27, 2015)

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