Tommy Tune at July 30 tap event
The Chicago Human Rhythm Project ( CHRP ) welcomes 10-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune at its 25th-anniversary Jubalee Gala.
This evening, hosted by WGN's Dean Richards, takes place Thursday, July 30, at 5:30 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave.
At the Jubalee, Tune will perform his one-man show Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales, an autobiographical journey. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is the gala's honorary chair.
Tickets are $500; call Tim Bowser 312-542-2477, ext. 211, write to email@example.com or visit chicagotap.org .
'Loving Repeating' looks at Gertrude Stein
Kokandy Productions will continue its 2015 season with Loving Repeating, a musical tribute to the life and loves of celebrated author Gertrude Stein.
Using Stein's own works as lyrics, the production is adapted by Frank Galati ( The Grapes of Wrath; The Accidental Tourist ), with music by Stephen Flaherty ( Ragtime; Seussical ), direction by Co-Artistic Director Allison Hendrix, music direction by Resident Music Director Kory Danielson and choreography by Andrea Louise Soule.
Loving Repeating will run July 18-Aug. 30 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets are $25 ( previews July 18-19 )-$38 ( regular run ) each; visit KokandyProductions.com, call 773-975-8150 or stop by the Theater Wit box office.
Tutterow memorial July 13 at Goodman
The Goodman Theatre will host "An Evening of Sharing" honoring the life and legacy of Russ Tutterow ( 1946-2015 ), Chicago Dramatists' emeritus artistic director, on Monday, July 13, in the Goodman's Albert Theater, 170 N. Dearborn St., at 6:30 p.m.
Also, Tutterow's final production, A Work of Art, is slated to close Sunday, July 19.
During his three-decade tenure at Chicago Dramatists, Russ Tutterow directed hundreds of new play readings and nurtured the careers of many playwrights.
For more information and detailed instructions about how to participate in "An Evening of Sharing," visit ChicagoDramatists.org/Russ-Tutterow. Tickets to A Work of Art are $18-$40; visit ChicagoDramatists.org .