Plucky Rosenthal to Return to Gorilla Tango Bucktown, 11/7
She's back! Plucky Rosenthal, Chicago's own Jewish star of stage and stage, returns on Thursday, November 7 with all her friends in tow. Plucky and Friends! performs Thursday November 7, 14, and 21, 2013 at 7:30 pm at Gorilla Tango Bucktown, 1919 N Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60647. Tickets are $10 online, $15 at the door and can be purchased at gorillatango.com/bucktown or by calling 773-598-4549.
Performing artist Alisa Rosenthal is the brains behind vaudeville alter-ego Plucky Rosenthal, and has again assembled an all-star cast to continue the legacy of 2013 hit, It's Been Swell, Plucky Rosenthal! that performed at Gorilla Tango Bucktown in March. An entourage of Chicago comedians, clowns, and musicians promise an evening of laughs with a high dose of expert writing and timing. Cast includes Miranda Baldwin, TIM JOyce, Erica Reid, Kallie Rolison, Jeff Rukes, Erin Thorn, Alexandra Tsarpalas, Vanessa Valliere, Mary Cait Walthall, Ryan Ben, Ellie Mae Wasserman, and more.
A semi-finalist for the Andy Kaufman Award, Alisa Rosenthal has also produced and starred in shows at the Upstairs Gallery, Studio Be, and the Wilmette Theatre. She has trained at the Neo-Futurists, Second City, the Annoyance, Piven Theatre, and the Celebration Barn Theatre in South Paris, Maine. More information is available at www.alisarosenthal.com.
Gorilla Tango Bucktown is a year-round performance venue featuring an 80-seat black-box theater, rehearsal rooms, and co-producing contracts providing artists with marketing, box office, and front of house support as well as strategic business advice for creating sustainable art.
Gorilla Tango Bucktown is conveniently located at the intersection of Western and Milwaukee in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood. Easily accessible by public transportation, GT Bucktown is steps away from the Western Blue Line stop and the #49 Western, #56 Milwaukee, and #73 Armitage bus routes. Metered street parking is available on Milwaukee Avenue. Offering shows for a wide variety of audiences, Gorilla Tango Bucktown performances are listed in full on the website with descriptions and ratings similar to movie theater screenings. GT Bucktown now offers a selection of affordable beer and wine for purchase. Consult the website for rating information, tickets, and details about how to produce at this venue. For more information, visit www.gorillatango.com. Gorilla Tango is located at 1919 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL 60647. Call 773.598.4549.
Pictured: "Plucky stuns the crowd at Vaudezilla Burlesque and Cabaret at Stage 773." Photography by Melanie Newman; pictured is Alisa Rosenthal.