Berwyn's Arts Blog
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
House Tour
The Berwyn Historical Society presents:

The Historic Berwyn's Bungalow Tour: Bungalows and More

Sunday, September 26th

Advance tickets $20/ Day of tour $25

The tour includes a distinguished Tallmadge and Watson prairie style house,
listed on the National Register Of Historic Places, as well as a Frank Lloyd
American System-Built house.

Proceeds will benefit the Berwyn Historical Society, NFP

For more information visit online at
You can buy tickets in 4 local stores and on the day of the tour at Berwyn's
historic train station at 6801 Windsor Ave.

Berwyn Ace Hardware
6316 Ogden Ave

James & Williams Jewelers
7020 W. Cermak Ave

Over The Rainbow
6836 Windsor Ave

Two Fish Art Glass
7401 W. Madison
Forest Park

I hope you'll come out to one of Berwyn's great events! I will be at theTallmadge and Watson prairie style house greeting you. Or not.

Thursday, September 16, 2010
16th Street's Last Production
Come to the Theater to see 16th Street Theater's last production for year 2010.

This weekend is an exciting one in Berwyn with Menorca opening at 16th Street and Oktoberfest happening in the Depot District. We have shows this Wed, Thurs (sold out) and Saturday (VIP Night). So we make it easy for you to attend Oktoberfest AND see Menorca. In fact, Buzz Kilman (who you saw playing the harmonica and wandering the streets as a hobo in THIS TRAIN at Steppenwolf ) will be rockin' Berwyn's Oktoberfest Saturday night. And that makes me very happy.

So after a weekend of previews, script changes, going back into rehearsal, and a final preview tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7:30, we are opening Robert Koon's Menorca this Thursday September 16. Menorca is the most ambitious show we have premiered at 16th Street. The process has been exhilarating, frightening, exhausting, and very rewarding! Last night, working in the room with the playwright and the actors, finessing moments, making magic, collaborating, was such a joy for me. Thanks to those of you in the audience this past weekend who were part of discovering a new play for the first time. Your energy and feedback was so helpful.

Now it's time to celebrate and share it with you! Remember this Saturday is our VIP night at 8:30 PM with yummy appetizers and drinks after the show provided by our friends at Oak Park's Maya del Sol. Tickets are just $16. You are invited because you make the theater live. Pomada time!
-- Ann Filmer
Robert Koon's MENORCA
Buy tickets now for Robert Koon's beautiful new play about borders and identity set on an archaeological dig in Menorca and on the American-Mexican border in the Southern Californian desert. Show schedule here. Press Opening is this Thursday at 7:30 PM (sold out) and VIP Opening Sat Sep 18. No show Friday, Sept 17 in observance of Yom Kippur. Buy tickets here. Or call (708) 795-6704 for info.

Starring Kirsten D'Aurelio of Fires in the Mirror, Doug MacKechnie, and Juan Gabriel Ruiz of Our Lady of the Underpass. With Teddy Boone, Melissa Kong, Mallory Nees, Ben Osbun, Rachel Rizzuto and Angela Sprinkle. Directed by Ann Filmer.

Read actress Kirsten D'Aurelio's Menorcan blog here. Enjoy!

Buy Tickets here.

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