Johnny Johnson | Stage 773 | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader

Johnny Johnson The Short List (Theater) Recommended Image Closing (Theater and Galleries)

When: Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through July 9 2017

Chicago Folks Operetta has carved a niche over the past decade by specializing in long-forgotten hits from the "Silver Age" of European operetta in Vienna and Berlin in the 1910s and '20s—schmaltzy, tuneful romantic comedies that evoke nostalgia for a simpler age before the First World War shattered the established order of European imperial politics and culture. But now—marking the 100th anniversary of America's entry into World War I—CFO has taken a bold gamble on the long-overdue Chicago premiere of Kurt Weill and Paul Green's 1936 operetta Johnny Johnson. Continue reading >>

Price: $40, $35 seniors, $30 students


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