Floyd Collins: Boho Theatre in Musical About an American Dreamer
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The last date listed for Floyd Collins was Sunday July 15, 2012 / 1:30pm.
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When Kay quits her corporate job to teach English at a Chicago public school, visions of changing the world dance in her head. But in Principal Principle, a dark comedy written by former teacher Joe Zarrow, Kay learns that plenty of things are broken -- the copy machine, the spirits of her fellow teachers and the system. Take a peek behind the doors of the teachers' lounge to discover the politics and people who come together to try and make a difference -- any way they can. Learn More
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The historical event detailed by the show was interesting. But the music from the show didn't really contribute much to the plot and really slowed down the pace of the show. Most of the music didn't really have a consistent melody, nor much rhyming, nor was it really in a bluegrass style most of the time. Additionally, the script didn't give us very much exposition before pinning the title character in the cave so you didn't have a chance to learn why you should care about him or his family's struggles, which were frequently refered to but never spelled out. The show was well acted and staged but the company was working with a poorly arranged script and score and they really couldn't fix that problem.
About the Ticket Supplier: Bohemian Theatre EnsembleMission:
Creating theatre that incorporates the arts as a whole -- Art for art's sake.
To challenge convention through literary originality and eclectic expression while fostering an ever-evolving artistic environment in which people are inspired to learn, think, dream, and feel. To teach others and ourselves how to expand, create, and present art through theatre while reveling not only in the process, but also in the journey.
Bohemia is not so much a place on a map but a timeless concept that knows no geographic boundaries. The Bohemian recognizes that cherishing all aspects of art is tantamount to progression of mankind as more than just a living being.
The Four Basic Principles of the Bohemian represent their core values:
Truth -- That which is at the core of all things good and soulful
Beauty -- The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. -Aristotle
Freedom -- Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others. -Camus
Love -- Life in abundance comes only through great love.