Back in the Day: an '80s House Music Dancesical | UrbanTheater Company | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader

Back in the Day: an '80s House Music Dancesical Tickets Available

When: Previews Tue-Wed 10/8-10/9, 8 PM. Regular run 10/10-11/2: Thu-Sat 8 PM, Sun 3 PM; also Mon, 10/21, 8 PM (industry performance) and Sat, 11/2, 8 PM (benefit performance)

Three north side dance crews in the early days of house struggle to come out on top while redefining gender and family. UrbanTheater Company artistic director Miranda González created the script, based on José "Gringo" Echevarría's memoir, The Real Dance Fever: Book One." Presented as part of the third annual Chicago International Latino Theater Festival: Destinos. The production is "fully immersive" without seating, though there is limited seating for up to ten patrons upon advance request.

Price: Previews 10/8-10/9, $15; opening night Thu, 10/10, $30; 10/11-11/2 $25; closing benefit performance Sat 11/2, 8 PM, $40

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