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News & Reviews
It's November 21, 1963. On the eve of their deployment to Vietnam, three young Marines set out for one final boys' night of debauchery, partying, and maybe a little trouble. But, when Corporal Eddie Birdlace meets Rose, an awkward and idealistic waitress whom he enlists to win a cruel bet with his fellow recruits, she rewrites the rules of the game and teaches him the power of love and compassion.
A feature film about a young man trying to stay afloat and the girl who teaches him how.
After losing his mother a college student is challenged to confront his feelings when he meets a lively girl who is coping with her own pain.
Gary and Roscoe are treated to Booth One experiences by being invited into the limousines of Tony and Tina on the way to their “wedding”. Roscoe gets the bridal party while Gary travels with the groomsmen as they head to the church on time. Afterwards, we attend the ceremony and reception right here in Chicago. It’s a delightful affair, full of humor and outrageous behavior. Do yourself a favor and book your table today for Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding!
Tony n' Tina's segment starts at 00:23:21
CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Tony N' Tina's Wedding," playing at the Resurrection Church in Lakeview; and "Hand To God," playing at Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre.
By Chris Jones - Chicago Tribune
An Australian friend of mine used to edit the Down Under edition of "Rolling Stone." I was surprised to hear she had quit such a seemingly glamorous job, but she said that, one day, she had been pitched something on some newly hot musical genre — punk or ska or something — and realized that she had been there the last time it came around. Time to go, she decided. I thought — no cheers, please — that there was a reasonable chance that the reappearance in Chicago of "Tony n' Tina's Wedding" might be that moment for me...
Presented by the original New York producers, in conjunction with Chicago Theater Works, comes the return of one of Chicago’s longest running, smash hit shows, Tony ‘n Tina’s Wedding.
Tony ‘n Tina played an incredible 14 years in Chicago, and during that time entertained more than one million audience members of all ages. Considered one of the hottest tickets in town, Tony ‘n Tina’s Wedding, complete with the 1980’s throwback feel...
The current all-male production of Surging Films & Theatrics' Tracers, at Madison Street Theatre, is a hard-edged, powerful show set during the Vietnam War. It was written and first produced in 1980 before such subject matter was considered commercially viable. This was before so many 1980s films like Platoon; Full Metal Jacket; Born on the 4th of July; Good Morning, Vietnam and others grabbed the public's attention...