FUN FAQs ANSWERED

 FACT: "SKATES" IS A COMPLETELY ORIGINAL, NEW MUSICAL FEATURING THE SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF 1977 AND 1994. THE ROYAL GEORGE THEATRE PRODUCTION IS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THIS CHICAGO-INSPIRED RETRO ROMP. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS.

FACT: "SKATES" IS ALL ABOUT GIRL POWER

WHEN JACQUELINE MILLER (DIANA DEGARMO) IS FEELING BLUE, SHE IS "HIT" WITH GOLDEN MEMORIES OF THE MAGIC OF ALL-SKATE SATURDAYS AND THE CONFIDENCE SHE DEVELOPED AS A SPUNKY 12-YEAR-OLD KID AT HER BELOVED WINDY CITY SKATES.  

 

FACT: "SKATES" IS OFF ITS WHEELS!  THE ILLUSION OF SKATING IS CLEVERLY CREATED BY SPECIALIZED CHOREOGRAPHY, INGENIOUS COSTUMING, AND GOOD OLD-FASHIONED THEATRICALITY.

 

FACT: THE SHOW IS FAMILY-FRIENDLY WITH PARENTAL DISCRETION STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. AGES 11+. TWEENS, TEENS, MILLENIALS, GENX-ERS, Z-ERS, BOOMERS, AND GEEZERS CAN ALL RELATE. INCLUDES MILD ADULT LANGUAGE AND ADULT SITUATIONS.

FACT: THE ROLLER RINK THAT "WINDY CITY SKATES" IS BASED ON WAS FEATURED IN THE CULT FAVE FILM, ROLL BOUNCE.

THE LYNWOOD ROLLER RINK IS STILL A POPULAR PLACE TO DANCE TO THE JAMS IN THE SOUTH SUBURBS.