Theater Oobleck is proud to announce the release of Unquenched: Music from Baudelaire in a Box, Episode 9. The album includes recordings of each song from the stage performance of the show, originally mounted in October, 2016, by the original performers: Emmy Bean, Angela James, Ronnie Kuller, T-Roy Martin, Chris Schoen, David E. Smith, and Joey Spilberg.
Saturday, May 20 at 8PM
2200 N. California
$10 at the door
Admission includes a free download card you can use to download the album.
All lyrics adapted from the poems of Charles Baudelaire. Unquenched features music composed and translated by some of the Chicago music scene’s brightest lights, including Reid Coker (The Judy Green, Billy Blake and The Vagabonds) Annie Higgins (Weatherman), Angela James, Abraham Levitan (Baby Teeth, Nerds On Tour), Ronnie Kuller (Mucca Pazza, Tom Musick), Mark Messing (Operamatic, Mucca Pazza), and Joey Spilberg (Bad Mashedi) as well as Theater Oobleck’s own Jeff Dorchen, Mickle Maher, and Chris Schoen.
If you can’t make it to the show, pre-sales are open now on our Bandcamp site. Pre-sale orders include an advance track from the album, and will enable purchasers to download the full digital album the moment it releases.
“Baudelaire In A Box” is a cantastoria cycle seven years in the making, adapting the poetry of Charles Baudelaire for song and illustration. The project will culminate in August with a final three day festival of music and hand-cranked images: Closed Casket, at Links Hall At Constellation.