December I got a call from my friend Pete saying that he had managedto
schmooze his way into providing carolers for the Steve Dahl production of
'A Christmas Carol' here in Chicago and would I come and carol. I said
"Uh, okay." So I ended up spending a very enjoyable afternoon
singing and being generally silly with Steve Dahl and his cast of
celebrity guests performing at the Park West. For non-Chicagoans who may
not know who Steve Dahl is, he's a very well known Chicago talk-radio DJ.
For those of you who remember the '70's, he was the one responsible for
From left to right: Ralph
Scotese, Me, Larry Rothbard, Steve Dahl, Pete Pollack, and Kate Scotese is
standing in front.
friend Deana Roberts-Morton is wearing a lovely rose moire Victorian she
made herself. Pretty good for a first effort! You can also see her wearing
an Elizabethan I made for her on the Elizabethan Costume page.
the Christmas Carol performance, I had a chance to meet film critic Roger
Ebert. He's a very nice guy and really, really funny.
is Dan as seen at the Victorian Tea Party. He was our Intrepid Explorer-
that is to say an arrogant, opinionated, Know-it-all. Okay, I'll admit to