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My name is Gary Zidek. Welcome to The Arts Section. Tune into the radio program every Sunday morning on WDCB 90.9 & 90.7 FM or listen to it online here. I'll be showcasing a variety of arts & entertainment, as well as.highlighting some creative ideas.

Theatre Review: GHOST QUARTET

Theatre Review: GHOST QUARTET

The Dueling Critics, Kerry Reid and Jonathan Abarbanel, discuss Black Button Eyes Productions’ new musical, GHOST QUARTET.

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“If you would rather see, what is for me the most singular, most unique musical in Chicago right now, and brilliantly performed in addition, then you should head pronto to see Ghost Quartet.” - Jonathan Abarbanel urging listeners interested in seeing something different to check out Black Button Eyes Productions’ new musical.

(left to right) Alex Ellsworth, Amanda Raquel Martinez, Rachel Guth and TJ Anderson in Black Button Eyes Productions’ l  GHOST QUARTET . Photo credit: Michael Brosilow.

(left to right) Alex Ellsworth, Amanda Raquel Martinez, Rachel Guth and TJ Anderson in Black Button Eyes Productions’ l GHOST QUARTET. Photo credit: Michael Brosilow.

Black Button Eyes Productions is presenting Dave Malloy’s musical GHOST QUARTET. The production is described as a mash-up of Grimms’ fairy tales, Edgar Allan Poe, Arabian Nights, Sondheim, Thelonious Monk and more.

(left to right) Rachel Guth and Amanda Raquel Martinez in Black Button Eyes Productions’  GHOST QUARTET . Photo credit: Michael Brosilow.

(left to right) Rachel Guth and Amanda Raquel Martinez in Black Button Eyes Productions’ GHOST QUARTET. Photo credit: Michael Brosilow.

“Director Ed Rutherford and (music director) Nick Sula definitely deserve credit for bringing this all together in such a delightful way. And I would go to see it again, and I think that says something.” - Kerry Reid praising Black Button Eyes’ new production.

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Two strong recommendations from the Dueling Critics. Black Button Eyes Productions’ new musical GHOST QUARTET continues through August 17 at Stage 773.

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