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Performance Tue Jan 26 2010

Kneecapping Comedy at Gorilla Tango

The Nancy Kerrigan vs. Tonya Harding saga of the 1990s is still in the news. And now it is on stage at Gorilla Tango Theatre for an irreverent, if not therapeutic, musical about the two darling figure skaters who whined and assaulted through the 1994 Lillehammer Olympics.

Whack! The Tonya Harding & Nancy Kerrigan Story, a Karaoke Musical come from the same folks who brought you C.U. Next Tuesday: The Amy Fisher Story, a Karaoke Musical and The Mary Kay Letourneau Story, a Karaoke Musical.

The performance is complete with Kerrigan's visually-impaired mother, Harding's morally questionable boyfriend, Jeff Gillooly and about a dozen songs of Disney tunes that have been reworked for this epic tale that defined the 1990s just about as much as tight-rolled jeans.

Whack! The Tonya Harding & Nancy Kerrigan Story, a Karaoke Musical plays Thursdays at 9:30pm until Feb. 25 at Gorilla Tango Theatre, 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets are $15; to purchase tickets call 773-598-4549 or visit www.gorillatango.com.

 

LaShawn Williams / January 26, 2010 9:37 PM

Hmmm---It'll be ionteresting to see if this show will be altered somewhat, given the death of Kerrigan's father and all...

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