HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 45 Pairs of Bailiwick Theatre Tickets to Chicago Musical ‘Departure Lounge’

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CHICAGO – In our inaugural Chicago theatre edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Theatre, we have 45 admit-two Chicago theatre tickets up for grabs to the new musical “Departure Lounge” at the Royal George Cabaret Theater from Bailiwick Chicago!

We have 15 admit-two tickets available for the performance on Friday, Nov. 26 at 8 p.m., 15 admit-two tickets on Saturday, Nov. 27 at 3 p.m. and 15 admit-two tickets on Sunday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. all at the Royal George Cabaret Theater. The regular run of this show is from Nov. 11 through Dec. 12, 2010. While tickets are usually $35 to $45 each, HollywoodChicago.com has secured for its loyal readers these 45 admit-two tickets for free!

“Departure Lounge” is a musical by Dougal Irvine. The show is directed and choreographed by artistic advisor Tom Mullen with music direction by executive director Kevin Mayes. The musical features Devin Archer, Dan Beno, Jay W. Cullen, Erik Kaiko and Andrea Larson. The flight crew includes Rus Rainear, Abby Sammons and Brittany Townsley. Jeremy Cohn, Mario Mazzetti and Brittany Townsley are understudies.

The creative team includes lighting design by Jared Moore, set design by John Rotonda, costume design by William Morey, sound design by Joe Fosco and prop design by Nathalie Ayala. Kim Dooley is the associate choreographer, Brian LaDuca is the associate producer, Jessica Cook is the stage manager, Lindsay Bartlett is the dialect coach, Mike Dunbar is the production manager and casting is by Lili-Anne Brown and Kate Garassino.

The band features Courtney Crouse (rhythm guitar) and Jim DeSelm (lead guitar). “Departure Lounge” is developed in association with Perfect Pitch in the United Kingdom, which is the only full-time national development network for new British musical theater.

To win your free Chicago theatre tickets courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, all you need to do is answer our question in this Web-based submission form. That’s it! Directions to enter this HollywoodChicago.com Hookup and immediately win can be found beneath the graphic below.

Departure Lounge at the Royal George Cabaret Theater from Bailiwick Chicago
“Departure Lounge” at the Royal George Cabaret Theater from Bailiwick Chicago.
Image credit: Bailiwick Chicago

Here is the synopsis for “Departure Lounge”:

“Departure Lounge” is a coming-of-age, high-energy musical with a progressive pop score, close four-part harmonies and a wicked sense of humor. It was a hit at the 2008 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and The Public Theatre’s 2009 SPF. The show recently completed its first commercial run in London.

The musical follows four less-than-innocent 18-year-old Brits caught between adolescence and adulthood who are delayed at Malaga Airport after a week in the sun to celebrate their graduation from school.

As they reminisce about their time together, it soon becomes clear that their individual memories of the holiday are at odds (particularly when it comes to romance and the girl on all their minds). Is she as innocent as we’re led to think and will the boys’ friendships hold firm as they all face a coming of age?

Departure Lounge at the Royal George Cabaret Theater from Bailiwick Chicago
“Departure Lounge” at the Royal George Cabaret Theater from Bailiwick Chicago.
Image credit: Bailiwick Chicago

The trailer for “Departure Lounge” can be watched now below.

To secure your free ticket, you must be logged into your HollywoodChicago.com Web site account. If you don’t yet have one, you can quickly register here. Having a free Web site account with a valid e-mail address is required to win this HollywoodChicago.com Hookup.

Next, simply answer our question. You must submit your answer using this confidential, Web-based submission form. Please do not comment in this Hookup. Your entry will be invalid if you only comment here and don’t submit into our Web-based form. Please only submit your answer using this submission form.

You must include your first and last name, e-mail address and performance date and time preference in your submission. Your personal information will not be sold or shared, will be kept strictly confidential and is only for awarding winning entries. Please answer our question below.

Star Is your romantic desire part naughty and part nice or do you only prefer one over the other?

This Hookup is simple: 45 readers will be selected as the winners of our free “Departure Lounge” Chicago theatre Hookup! The winners will have their names on a will-call list at the theatre. Winners will be e-mailed a confirmation from HollywoodChicago.com that you’ve won specifying the performance your tickets are valid for. Good luck!

HollywoodChicago.com editor-in-chief and publisher Adam Fendelman


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flickchick's picture

romantic desire

my romantic desire is both. i don’t prefer one over the other. in my opinion,variety is the spice of life.

Anonymous's picture

Naughty when I was younger,

Naughty when I was younger, but now I choose nice :)

Liz's picture

Romantic Desire...

Mine is definitely both! Every girl grows up with the romantic fairy tale view of her future life but once you grow up, you realize that naughty… isn’t always so naughty. LOL. Have fun! You only live once. ;)

erj1414's picture

Romantic desire

Oh it’s both the naughty and the nice. If it went too much one way over the other then it would be boring or too dangerous.

Anonymous's picture

I want naughty & nice, but

I want naughty & nice, but end up with one or the other.

Anonymous's picture

I want naughty & nice but

I want naughty & nice but end up with one or the other.

luckyduck's picture

my romantic desire

It’s a little bit naughty but mostly nice.

Rica14's picture


I prefer all nice!!

marrealty's picture

Naughty or nice?

A little of both is the way of today. More nice than naughty!




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