Feb
9
8:00 PM20:00

A Voice In The Dark

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A Voice In The Dark is a period musical that uses Soul & Gospel music to tell the story of a group of Chicagoans attempting to overcome the divisions of love, race, and gender in the 1960's.

A Voice In The Dark is the story of a virtuosic female composer and her compatriots wrapped up in the politics of era eerily similar to ours. 

Amidst of the social turmoil of fall 2016 writer/composer Julie Nichols and writer/director/composer Billy Bungeroth began work on a series of 1960's R&B tunes that reflected the unrest they and their peers were feeling. With story help from writer/director Samantha Bailey (Brown Girls), they let these songs inspire a haunting tale of love and loss that has become the basis for the musical A Voice in the Dark. For the LookOut series, they will be performing a workshop version of the show that will include full musical performances as well as dialogue and monologues.

Jeff Award-winning director, Billy Bungeroth, and partner Julie Nichols have previously collaborated on the Jeff-nominated South Side of Heaven and their co-creation with Second City & Hubbard Street Dance Company, the critical and commercial blockbuster The Art Of Falling. Other greatest hits include Woolly Mammoth's box office triumph, the Helen Hayes nominated Black Side Of The Moon, as well as shows throughout the country including the Alliance Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, and Lyric Opera.

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Feb
8
8:00 PM20:00

A Voice In The Dark

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About:
A Voice In The Dark is a period musical that uses Soul & Gospel music to tell the story of a group of Chicagoans attempting to overcome the divisions of love, race, and gender in the 1960's.

A Voice In The Dark is the story of a virtuosic female composer and her compatriots wrapped up in the politics of era eerily similar to ours. 

Amidst of the social turmoil of fall 2016 writer/composer Julie Nichols and writer/director/composer Billy Bungeroth began work on a series of 1960's R&B tunes that reflected the unrest they and their peers were feeling. With story help from writer/director Samantha Bailey (Brown Girls), they let these songs inspire a haunting tale of love and loss that has become the basis for the musical A Voice in the Dark. For the LookOut series, they will be performing a workshop version of the show that will include full musical performances as well as dialogue and monologues.

Jeff Award-winning director, Billy Bungeroth, and partner Julie Nichols have previously collaborated on the Jeff-nominated South Side of Heaven and their co-creation with Second City & Hubbard Street Dance Company, the critical and commercial blockbuster The Art Of Falling. Other greatest hits include Woolly Mammoth's box office triumph, the Helen Hayes nominated Black Side Of The Moon, as well as shows throughout the country including the Alliance Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, and Lyric Opera.

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Jan
28
8:30 PM20:30

Soul Spectacular: A Live Tribute to the Classic Soul Era

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Doors: 7:30pm
Showtime: 8:30pm

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After a fantastic sold-out Holiday run, Chicago’s Soul Spectacular is headed back to Hey Nonny. This time with a brand new set of Soul classics including hits from Motown, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Donny Hathaway, and many other classics of the Sixties and Seventies. Perfect for date night or a full family outing, this is a show really designed to help you shake the winter blues and reawaken your SOUL. This is is no dashed off tribute, but rather an event that includes costumes of the era, arrangements of the era, and the showmanship – insuring that you’re seeing a SHOW – rather than just a concert.

After years of putting on events with The Second City, The Kennedy Center, as well as the band he founded JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, guitarist/director Billy Bungeroth and master musical director, improviser, and Second City alum Julie Nichols started to explore the idea of resurrecting the art of the Revue: concerts that have the thought and direction of a theatrical experience. The result is an homage, a celebration, a cathartic night of music and dancing as this group bands together to send off one of the greatest Soul singers to ever walk the Earth (Featuring Elisa Latrice, MC Greenweedz, and Chris Neal).

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Jan
28
7:00 PM19:00

Trios: An Exploration of Music and Improv

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About: “Trios” is an exploration of the conversation that can exist between two groups; a trio of improvisational musicians and a trio of scenic improvisers. The trio of improvisers consists of TJ Jagodowski (TJ and Dave), Emma Pope (Second City Mainstage, She the People) and Billy Bungeroth (Second City’s South Side of Heaven, Dead River Revival) while Julie Nichols (Second City Music Director, Dead River Revival) helms a trio of musicians.

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