Apr 15, 2024 - Things to Do

If you like piña coladas, try Choir of Man

Men in bar setting holding instruments and gesturing to the sky.

The cast and band of "The Choir of Man." Photo: Courtesy of Michael Brosilow

"The Choir of Man," a new jukebox musical at the Apollo Theater in Lincoln Park, has proven so popular it was just extended to July 14.

On tap: Set in a fictional British pub, the show celebrates barstool camaraderie through a series of boisterous song and dance numbers stitched together by Shane the narrator.

  • Songs are drawn from 1970s to 2000s pop hits including tunes by Katy Perry, Adele, Paul Simon and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
  • Playgoers start the show mingling and drinking with the cast at a working bar on stage.

The intrigue: This mainstay show of the Norwegian Cruise Line serves up hefty portions of goofiness and sentimentality, including a "Piña Colada Song" that can elicit groans or smiles depending on your mood.

If you go: Tickets start at $35.

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