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"This will do nicely," Leo, played by Scott Fimhoff, tells Jack, played by Austin Jones, as the pair plan to fake their identities and become women in the comedy “Leading Ladies” at The Drama Group. (Provided photo)

Drama Group’s ‘Leading Ladies’ comedy in August

The screwball comedy “Leading Ladies” is the August production at The Drama Group in Chicago Heights. Set in Pennsylvania in 1958, a pair of down-and-out itinerate English Shakespearean actors decide to fake their identities. They become long-lost cousins to a wealthy family in an effort to swindle an inheritance. The[Read More…]

Drama Group presents comedy reading Saturday

“Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead,” a comedy about a teenager who questions the afterlife and comes to the very limits of teen angst, will be a staged reading at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Drama Group studio, 330 W. 202nd Street in Chicago Heights. The story focuses[Read More…]

Comedy to open in-person performances at Drama Group

The Drama Group will open its 90th season with the musical comedy “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” its first in-person production since shutting down due to the COVID pandemic. The hilarious satire on big business, will be presented at the Drama Group’s Milord Theatre, 330 202nd St.[Read More…]

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Drama Group virtual theater performance is Saturday and Sunday

The “Angel Street/Gaslight” staged play reading was taped in the Drama Group studio Nov. 6 before a limited, social distanced audience. An anonymous donor is underwriting the royalties for two performances. which can be found at the Drama Group’s website. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day[Read More…]

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Library presents Tim Campos one-person comedy at Irwin Park

Tim Campos stars as Smitty Harbinger in his one-man silent comedy, “Keep Your Tent Up, Smitty Harbinger,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, in Irwin Park. (Provided photo) You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

Theaters hope crowds return for 2020-21 performances

The 2020-21 arts season in the South Suburbs will be a time of celebration as Drama Group in Chicago Heights marks its 90th anniversary and the Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University turns 25. Organizers are hopeful supporters will join them for a great season that stretches from[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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