GLENCOE, Unwell. (TOC) — The world premiere of recent musical occasion “Pearl’s Rolling with the Blues” from Chicago’s personal Felicia P. Fields is occurring at Writers Theatre in Glencoe and continues by means of July.
“We needed to do one thing the place we might carry individuals into an area and energize them and allow them to be at liberty sufficient to not be in your common theater surroundings, the place you do not speak, however someway take part not directly, and be part of one thing the place they’ll let unfastened,” Fields stated.
“Felicia, let’s simply allow you to do your factor with slightly little bit of innuendo and tales and stuff that we will carry your life to fruition and get a way of who Pearl is,” stated director Ron O.J. Parson. “I would like individuals to know all of the completely different elements of Blues music with this explicit individual as effectively, about her, and her interpretations of the blues. We bought an actual mixture; gospel, blues, people, you identify it, it is up in there.”
The present pays homage to the blues, and its creators consider it is vital to acknowledge the artwork kind.
“Initially, lots of younger individuals, or lots of people basically say that the blues is miserable, and we’re there to point out them on that evening that the Blues has so many various ranges,” Fields stated.
And Chicago has its personal function within the present.
“I like Chicago, within the phrases of Dorothy, there isn’t any place like house, I prefer to click on my heels right here, and do my factor right here,” stated Fields.
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