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“Johnny Johnson” just doesn’t meet Expectations

* Slightly Recommended * I had a real problem with the Chicago Folks Operetta production of “Johnny Johnson” running at Stage 773.  Unfortunately, although I saw the show, I couldn’t see the first fifteen minutes (first three songs).  My view (in common with about two-thirds of the audience) was actors’ backs.  Since they were a step up from my seat in the front row, their backsides were at my eye level.  Everywhere I looked, I could see people bending in different directions, straining to see.  This is an egregious slight to the audience.  I hate to be negative in my reviews, but I can only give “Johnny Johnson” 1 Spotlight

Chicago Folks Operetta’s “Johnny Johnson” runs through July 9th at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago.  Running time is 2 hours, 30 minutes, with an intermission.  Performances are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 pm; Sunday at 2:00 pm.  Tickets range from $20-$40.  Valet parking is available.  FYI

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