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Theatre Tue Feb 21 2012

Preview: Fulton Street Sessions @ Chicago Dramatists

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Last year's infamous blizzard may have been a hassle to most Chicagoans, but to the TUTA Theatre Chicago ensemble, it served as an inspiration for their tenth anniversary show, Fulton Street Sessions.

Directed by Zeljko Djukic, the show is an original cabaret-style production in the form of a collection of sketches, musical numbers and interludes loosely-based around events past and present. I previously caught a preview of Fulton Street Sessions at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. What I saw was a work-in-progress collage of scenes and ideas woven together by emotion and feeling, and the grand sum of the ensemble's performances added up a production that was beautiful and poignant as a whole.

Fulton Street Sessions runs Thursdays - Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm from Feb. 23 - March 25, 2012, at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. Preview performances are Tuesday, Feb. 21 and Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 8pm. Tickets are $30 and there is a $25 senior citizen and student ticket available for all performances at the door one hour before show time or online. To purchase tickets, call 847.217.0691 or www.tutato.com .

 
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