Silent Film Series: a Gazzolo Production at Dorothy – Chicago, IL

Silent Film Series: a Gazzolo Production at Dorothy – Chicago, IL

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Don’t miss this upcoming 2024 Local Event in Chicago, IL. Happening on Monday, July 15, 2024 at Dorothy. Doors open at 7:00 PM.

Vocalist Livia Gazzolo and pianist Ben Kinsinger bring improvisational Shakespearian jazz to Dorothy in front of three silent films.

Don’t miss improvisational Shakespearean jazz performed LIVE in front of three short Shakespeare films from the early 1900’s including The Tempest, The Taming of the Shrew, and Romeo and Juliet.

Vocalist, Livia Gazzolo and pianist, Ben Kinsinger have come up with novel arrangements of classic songs by The Beach Boys, The Carpenters and the like incorporating piano and vocal improvisation as well as straight readings from the aforementioned plays as the films play overhead.

Each song brings you into the story being told on screen in a way that’s never been done before. Join us for an enchanting evening as these two musicians bend time and shift how we experience film today.

Doors at 6pm and the one hour performance begins at 7pm. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Dorothy remains open after the show until 11pm with a late night happy hour from 10-11.

Dorothy is 21+ and requires physical ID for all to enter. Dorothy is also ADA accessible with elevator access on Campbell Ave. If you are a guest who requires elevator access, please wait by the black doors on Campbell Ave and call our staff to assist: 773-770-3799

Please note: refund requests are only accepted until 24h before the event (7/14, 7pm). No other refund requests will be accepted.



Livia Gazzolo is a Kurdish-American Jazz and Brazilian Tropicalia vocalist who uses Middle Eastern melisma and unique dynamics to connect Jazz, Brazilian, and Kurdish musical traditions. Livia aims to illustrate the connectivity of cultures through her ethereal fusion of diverse musical traditions. Livia is now producing and performing in The Silent Film Series, a collection of shows where she performs live music with a host of incredible musicians in front of wonderfully theatrical silent films from the early 1900’s.

Ben Kinsinger is a multi-instrumentalist performer, composer and improviser. Ben is a music director at the IO theater and Chicago Magic Lounge accompanying improv theater and magicians. His alter ego Lawrence Tome is the King of the River and produces live shows on the Chicago River. Ben is a master of improvising composition for visual media, performing in Europe and across the United States.

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Event ID - 927297942107

Event Venue - Dorothy

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Monday, July 15th, 2024 @ 07:00 PM




2500 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622

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