My Life is a Country Song
Its 1980 in Greenville, South Carolina and Donna has found herself in a country song cliché she left her abusive husband, moved into a house of her own, and for the first time is in control of her life. But the trauma of her past keeps haunting her and Donna finds that her life is becoming a song shes heard too many times. This actor-musician based musical tells the story of moving on after a failed marriage and the support system that can come from good friends and family. With Donna at the lead, a country band takes you through her lessons of redemption and hope.
New American Folk Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere musical MY LIFE IS A COUNTRY SONG by Co-Artistic Director Anthony Whitaker. Directed by Company Member Sarah Gise* with music direction by Joey Harbert, this new musical features a score inspired by country music of the late 70s and early 80s and explores how family and chosen family can save us from ourselves.
MY LIFE IS A COUNTRY SONG will play a limited three-week run November 1 21, 2019 at Chief ONeills Pub & Restaurant, 3471 N. Elston Ave. in Chicago.
The cast includes NAFT Company Members Kelly Combs*, Charlie Irving* and Kirk Jackson* with Lena Dudley, Joey Harbert and Judy Lea Steele.
*denotes NAFT Company Member
Note: This play contains some violence.
Note: The play performs on the 2nd floor of Chief O'Neill's. Unfortunately, there is no elevator to the 2nd floor.
Chief O'Neill's Irish Pub & Restaurant (View)
3471 N. Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|