How the Chopin Theatre helped revitalize Wicker Park

Lela Dyrkacz, Justin Kaufmann and Zygmunt Dyrkacz

Zygmunt Dyrkacz and Lela Dyrkacz join Justin to discuss the history of the Chopin Theatre and the importance of the theater to the Wicker Park community. Zygmunt and Lela talk about the building that houses the Chopin Theatre being 100 years old, what they knew about the building when they bought it in 1990, what they learned about the building since 1990, what it means to be part of the theatrical community in Wicker Park, how the neighborhood has changed over the years, how the theater has adapted to the neighborhood and the 7 hour birthday bash on Monday, October 29th.

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