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July 31, 2018

For the past two months, The Wild Women of Planet Wongo has shown Chicago what would happen if two bumbling astronauts were to land on a purple and green planet of only women. And hilarity did ensue! The show has been busy here, engaging audiences with its zany story,...

June 25, 2018

In times like these, live performance might seem enticing as a form of escapism from the outside world. Last Friday night, I went looking for a bit of escapism and found Wild Women of Planet Wongo, fresh into its Chicago run. 

   

Immersive is an understatement. Fro...

June 22, 2018

Before the sun had even risen on Wednesday, some of the cast and crew were setting up behind the scenes at WCIU. Jen Connor was polishing her tiara alongside Sabrina Harms who was applying her green eyelashes in the dressing room, and James Mueller was checking if eith...

June 18, 2018

The latest issue of SCI FI recently appeared in the office of our fearless leaders of Planet Wongo, and it features our retro-futuristic fantasy!

SCI FI is a print-only publication with a circulation of approximately sixty thousand customers throughout North America. Th...

June 8, 2018

To kick off the summer and get the word out about our show, our actors took to the streets last weekend at the Do Division Street Festival. Pop-up tents took over Division street between Damen Avenue and Leavitt Street to showcase new music, food, and fashion in the ar...

June 5, 2018

As I entered the tech run for The Wild Women of Planet Wongo I had no idea what to expect. Smoke machines blew fog into the space, which was covered with painted mountains and screens projecting the image of another planet. Wongettes stood in half costumes, and two bra...

May 18, 2018

Production Manager Greg Kolack and Producer Dave Ogrin spent their morning visiting the Chopin Theatre, where Planet Wongo would soon emerge, to discuss some outstanding technical issues. Outside the theatre, the new Planet Wongo poster was on display and postcards wer...

May 16, 2018

Producer/co-writer Dave Ogrin and director David Rigano rushed (slightly bleary eyed) off their early morning plane from New York City, grabbed the blue line to Belmont and headed over to the Porchlight Theatre rehearsal space where the first day of the Chicago product...

May 15, 2018

Chicago is full of great Dance Clubs …. Smart Bar, The Mid, Beauty Bar just to name a few. But did you know that the most underground dance party of all is happening this summer at Wild Women Of Planet Wongo?


That’s right. Where else can you get your groove on with pur...

May 14, 2018

Chicago is a city with so much to offer …  fantastic food, amazing sites and incredible comedy. With all of that going on, how do you decide what is a cool thing to do in Chicago? It’s easy. Go see the immersive musical sci-fi spoof Wild Women Of Planet Wongo.


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