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A variety of acts swing onto Gorilla Tango’s stage this month

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“Richard Harris’s My Boy is one of the weirdest pieces of pop music to go overlooked by music nerds and pop aficionados alike,” says Dave Satterwhite, whose world-premiere satire My Boy performs at Gorilla Tango Bucktown on Saturday, June 7, at 7:30 p.m. and on Friday, June 13, at midnight. “It's a dark, self-involved mess that depicts the Irish actor and singer at his histrionic worst.”

“I was drawn to the show because of Richard Harris,” explains Ed McGuire, star of the Nealshow Productions dark comedy. “I watched Harris on Carson with Sean Connery, Michael Caine, and Peter O'Toole.”

Veteran Chicago performers Sam Radom and Mickey Bravo return to Gorilla Tango’s stage on Friday, June 6, Friday, June 13, Saturday, June 14 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, June 7 at 6 pm in the Amazing Sammo Productions variety show Sam and Mickey Are Friends: The Rise of Fred.

Leah Martin, Christy Stallknecht, Johnson Brock and David Corlew star in the Cataclysm Collaborations world premiere performance piece Quit While You're Ahead at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21.

Based on her undercover experience at pro-life conferences, Madeline Burrows explores the political conflict surrounding reproductive rights in the country in her one-woman show Mom Baby God at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25.

Logan Square Storyteller Rob Ruiz’s autobiographical one-man show The Spanglish Memoirs performs at 7:30 p.m. on June 27 with host Mathew Lyon Montalvo and on June 28 with host Kelli HoneySweet.

Tickets to these shows are available at or by calling 773-598-4549. All performances take place at Gorilla Tango Bucktown on 1919 N. Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago.


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