I'll Stop the World and Belt With You: Musical Revue Inspired by John Hughes
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The last date listed for I'll Stop the World and Belt With You was Sunday August 30, 2009 / 6:00pm.
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After a recent performance at Joe's Pub in New York City, last year's queer holiday hit We Three Lizas is back with a revamped book and expanded score. Box maker Conrad Ticklebottom's life has hit a stumbling block. At one time, his purple box sparked an entire movement in art and design, but now he's been forgotten and teetering on ruin. Just in the nick of time, the holidays bring three magical figures to his door -- a trio of Liza Minnellis -- to escort him on a fabulous journey through what-was, what-could-be and what-the-f*?!, redeeming his lost promise and reinventing a brand-new Conrad Ticklebottom. Learn More
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Featured review from Megan
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It looks as though this may have ended its run, but if not I highly, highly recommend this show! Sure, the story's a little weak, but the performers are fantastic and the show is chock full of your favorite 80's songs. A really good time for any child of the 80's (or those older or younger)!
After a well-received run at Davenport’s, I’ll Stop the World and Beltwith You is moving to the Theatre Building Chicago. Belt is a John Hughes-inspired music revue where teen angst collides with some of the raddest tunes from the decade that launched the synthesizer, Madonna and MTV. So break out your legwarmers and Member’s Only jacket because “Goonies never say die!”… and neither do the 80’s.
So for those of you who lived through the 80’s, Repeat & Fade Productions' Belt will offer you a chance to escape into your youth and forget what year it is. Through the story telling prowess of a selection of classic songs such as Time After Time, Take on Me, and Against All Odds, you’ll watch five characters pulled straight from the 80’s dealing with the same issues they dealt with in movies like, The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink and Say Anything. For those of you who didn’t live through the decade that redefined mankind, well … the 80’s are back!
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The name Stage 773 expresses the company's mission to celebrate the richness, creativity, innovation and spirit of Chicago's off-loop theatre movement.