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Comedy Wed Oct 12 2011

Go See: Jimmy of Nazareth

Jimmy of Nazareth, currently running at the Annoyance Theatre, is the true story of performer Jimmy Pennington's (Co-Ed Prison Sluts, Splatter Theater) travel to the brink of permanent institutionalization and (half-way) back. Directed by Irene Marquette (Lights Out Alma, 40 Whacks), the show "follows Pennington from his humble beginnings as an unemployed college graduate living with his fiance in Nazareth, Pennsylvania on an epic journey of depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and emergency psych wards -- a darkly funny tale of resurrection after the death of innocence."

Jimmy of Nazareth plays its final performance this Thursday, Oct. 13 at 9:30pm. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased online or by calling the box office at 773.561.HONK. The Annoyance is located at 4830 N. Broadway.

 
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Paul Goldberger Describes the "Pragmatism and Poetry" of Frank Gehry's Architecture in His New Book

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Architecture critic Paul Goldberger talks about Frank Gehry's life and work in a new book.
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