CHICAGO – Ben Hollis, the eight-time Emmy-winner (Wild Chicago, WTTW) and local TV legend tells the tale in this high-energy musical revelation of personal comedy and original songs. “Sex, Booze & Candy Bars” is the story of how a chubby Chicago kid obsessed with sex, sugar and “being adored” confronts his ridiculously self-centered desires —
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With all the necessary logistical information included on the poster above, ChicagolandMusicalTheatre asked some of the event’s participants for added insight on the on the why. Here is what they told us: “We perform funny, heartbreaking, hopeful and defiant songs that pertain to the current political climate and some of the universal paths of womanhood.
Despite the obvious, life-threatening risk of these many stunts, this troupe tackles their work with carefree smiles and resolute calm. Spreading joy and wonder is the most important impetus for this spectacle.
This brilliant production is an important play for anyone involved in the arts, especially the field of music. It leaves the audience with the image of a great artist, a perfectionist who expected nothing less from her students.
Buckley’s resplendent high cheekbones, dazzling smile, command of the stage, stunning voice and Tony-awarded pedigree are all appearing at the Oriental Theatre for a short time only.