Theatricals is pleased to announce the world premiere of an exciting
romantic comedy, Klub Kokomo. This environmental
evening, featuring hit songs from the 1960s, 70s and 80s, will be
presented at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in
Skokie, November 24 - December 31, 2000. Mark Lindsay, the
former lead singer of Paul Revere and the Raiders, will
make a special appearance at each performance, singing selections
from his chart-topping career.
Kokomo explores the different challenges of mid-life, versus
the trials and tribulations faced in ones 20s. The story
highlights Bobby and Nicky, a former couple facing the ups and downs
of mid-life, whose relationship is revisited when they run into each
other at the opening of a fabulous new nightclub called Klub Kokomo.
The audience is swept into the couples lives as they reminisce
about their childhood romance in the 1960s, relive their wild days of
the 1970s, and sort through the challenges their relationship now faces.
members become patrons of Klub Kokomo and are entertained
from the moment they enter the theatre, until they choose to leave.
The venue will be transformed into the nightclub, based on former
Beach Boy (and associate producer) Mike Loves newest club
venture, complete with a bouncer at the door, a dance floor, bars and
an exclusive VIP Suite. Following the performance, the
nightclub becomes an actual place for the audience to enjoy and dance
the night away to the sounds of Hall of Fame DJ Bernie Howard.
is a play, mini-concert and a surround sound nightclub running 5
nights week until New Years Eve. It's the story of the Grand Opening
of a retro 60's - 70's nightclub. Each night, it features a 2 hour
play, a mini- concert featuring Mark Lindsay (of Paul Revere and the
Raiders fame) and finally dancing the night away to the music you
loved then and still love now! On New Years Eve, "The
Turtles" (Flo and Eddie and their band) will be performing
"live" with Bernie Howard. "The sound will be truly
spectacular" stated Bernie, "the first Chicagoland club
with Gemini 5.1 Circle Surround Concert Sound!"
Kokomo is produced and conceived by event marketing pioneer
Paul Stanley, with Mike Love (lead singer of The Beach Boys)
serving as associate producer. The production will be directed
by Joseph Jefferson Award-winner Richard Shavzin, former artistic
director of Strawdog Theatre Company, and Bryan Chadima will serve as
website at http://www.klubkokomo.com
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