Luis Alfaro’s “St. Jude” uses Humor, Music and Audience Participation

**** Recommended **** “St. Jude” is the third play in Victory Gardens’ Up Close and Personal Series.  As he drives down Highway 55, Luis Alfaro reflects on his childhood in California’s Central Valley.  St. Jude is the name of a hospital important to the Alfaro family.  Alfaro uses humor, music and audience participation in his poignant tribute to his father.  4 Spotlights

“St. Jude” runs through June 4th in the Richard Christiansen Theatre at Victory Gardens, 2433 N. Lincoln, Chicago. “St. Jude”, part of Victory Gardens’ Up Close and Personal Series, is running in rep with “Where Did We Sit on the Bus?” and “A Little Bit Not Normal”. Running time is about 70 minutes, no intermission. Remaining performances are May 21st, 28th, and June 4th at 3:00 pm; May 25th, 27th, June 1st, 2nd and 3rd at 7:30 pm. Tickets $20, with a 3-show package available for $40. Valet parking is available. FYI (773) 871-3000 or

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