The United Socieites

RETURN TO: ON THE MAKE   SCENE: As the Illinois General Assembly tries to force new charter laws on Chicago, Tony Cermak and the ‘United Societies’, a massive organization of Chicago’s ethnic groups, emerges.     we have built this...

World’s Fair

RETURN TO: THE WINDY CITY RETURN TO: SONGS   SCENE: Young Tony Cermak and people from around the world watch in awe as the Mayor and the U.S. President ‘light the torch’ for the extraordinary 1893 Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World’s Fair....

The Levee

RETURN TO: THE WINDY CITY RETURN TO: SONGS   SCENE: A mature prostitute lures in a willing customer and intimately details the nature of the beast that lurks within Chicago’s decadent First Ward, the infamous and legendary ‘Levee’.    THE...

Big Bill, Len Small

RETURN TO: THE WINDY CITY RETURN TO: SONGS   SCENE: Mayor ‘Big Bill’ Thompson and Illinois Governor Len Small prance gloriously onstage, celebrating their golden positions and nerfarious partnership in boomtown Chicago.   BIG BILL, LEN SMALL...

That’s Why We’re Wet!

RETURN TO: THE WINDY CITY RETURN TO: SONGS   SCENE: Tony Cermak and the workaday denizens of Chicago’s 12th Ward sing proudly of their philosophy and spirit: their cheer, their beer, and most importantly, their personal liberty.   THATS WHY WERE WET...