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Fool for Love
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Stage 773
Date: November 05, 2018 to November 07, 2018
Where: Stage 773, 1225 West Belmont Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60657
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Arts & Theater
Ticket Price: N/A
The 80-minute show starts with the premiere of Just These Dinosaurs, a short film by McComas and Spencer Parks, adapted from Shepard's 1982 collection Motel Chronicles. Next, guitarist/vocalist Reilly Downes and bassist/vocalist Paul McComas perform a set of original "love-foolish" tunes, plus several haunting Western songs that Shepard's sister Sandy Rogers wrote for Robert Altman's 1985 Fool for Love feature film. Then comes McComas' propulsive two-person adaptation, co-directed by Downes, of Fool for Love, which garnered Shepard a 1983 Obie Award for Best New American Play.
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