Don Clark, a Chicago-based film/theater producer as well as co-owner of the Chicago Magic Lounge, will present the world premiere of When Harry Met Rehaba comedy that takes sobriety seriously and is based loosely on the real-life experiences of Chicago sports radio personality Harry Teinowtiz.
Out actor Dan Butlerbest known for his roles as Bulldog for seven seasons on the legendary television comedy Frasier, as well as Art on Roseannewill portray Teinowitz. In addition, highlights from Butler's stage career include Broadway productions of Travesties, Biloxi Blues and Twentieth Century as well as the world premiere of Terrence McNally's Lisbon Traviata, with Nathan Lane and John Slattery. Butler has also performed in a one-man show, The Only Thing Worse You Could Have Told Me.
When Harry Met Rehab will preview Nov. 24 and open Dec. 5-Jan. 30 at Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Co-authored by former ESPN personality and playwright Spike Manton, When Harry Met Rehab chronicles how an alcoholic on the edge of clueless annihilation ended up in the hands of a magician whose greatest trick was making his denial and excuses disappear.
Butler will join a Chicago cast that includes Ora Jones, Elizabeth Laidlaw, Keith Gallagher, Chike Johnson and newcomer Richard Gomez.
COVID protocols will be followed.
Tickets are $42-$85 each, plus processing fees. For tickets and more information, visit www.whenharrymetrehab.com or call the Greenhouse Theatre Center Box Office at 773-404-7336.