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Gorilla Tango Theatre
between Western and Oakley 1919 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL 60647
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_“I work in the gap between life and art.” —Robert Rauschenberg


This boldly entertaining performance piece chronicles the adventures of a wild collection of characters including a trucker, a homeless man, and a couple working through the difficulties of romance. Their stories are told in a variety of styles and forms, ranging from melodrama to stand-up routine, and the action is punctuated by a roller-skating Mistress of Ceremonies and plenty of dance breaks. It’s a road trip through the American landscape in a play made as one of America’s greatest artists, Robert Rauschenberg, might have conceived it if he had been a playwright instead of a painter.

By Charles L. Mee

Directed by Court Theatre Artistic Associate Jack Tamburri

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