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Theatre & Performing Arts

“The Underground” In Concert at Mercury Theater Chicago


Playwright, lyricist, and director Austin Lamewona premieres in Chicago “The Underground” In Concert, a workshop performance of an original play with music to be performed at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 in the Venus Cabaret Theater at the Mercury Theater Chicago. Tickets for the special event are $20 per patron and available for purchase at mercurytheaterchicago.com/the-underground-in-concert.

The Underground is a two-part play with music, with book, lyrics, and poetry by Austin Lamewona, music by Brooke Vespoli, and additional compositions by Maya StockmanThe Underground follows a group of musicians who desperately attempt to revive their dying artform. They collaborate with a group of poets and open a school for music. But when they are unable to recruit anyone to join, they learn that there are much more powerful forces actively working against them.

The cast includes Jasmine Robertson as Tandrin, Jamie Redwood as Jewel, Austin Lamewona as Ty, Ruchir Kazanchi as Hayden, Connar Brown as Lavina, Sam Martin as Davis, Madeline Logan as Lyra, Dustin Drew as Richie, Hershey Suri as Verona, and Rian Sondag as Narrator.

The Venus Cabaret Theater is located at Mercury Theater Chicago (3745 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60613). For more information about Mercury Theater Chicago, venue parking, and public transportation options, please visit mercurytheaterchicago.com.

For more information about “The Underground” In Concert, please visit undergroundplaywithmusic.com.


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