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Hersey Felder is Amazing as “Our Great Tchaikovsky”

**** Highly Recommended **** It’s difficult to classify Hersey Felder’s “Our Great Tchaikovsky”. A one-man show, it’s not exactly a play, but it’s not a musical either. It’s not a concert, although you will hear a concert-level piano performance. As with all of his previous meticulously researched characters, Felder becomes Tchaikovsky in an enthralling performance in Steppenwolf’s Upstairs Theatre. 4 Big Spotlights

“Our Great Tchaikovsky” runs through May 13 in Steppenwolf’s Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago. Paid parking ($12 cash or card) is available in Steppenwolf’s garage at 1624 N. Halsted. Valet parking is also available ($14 cash). Running time is 90 minutes, no intermission. Performances are Tuesday through Friday at 7:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday at 3:00 and 7:30 pm. Tickets are $55. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

Read my entire review at www.spotlightonlake.com.