Revolution Chicago doesn’t fully capture the fervor of house music’s early days

 

The rise of house music is a large chapter in Chicago’s story, yet Revolution Chicago’s retelling makes the genre an uncompelling sidenote. Despite no support from his father and skepticism from his mother, Mickey “Mixin'” Oliver pursues a career DJing house music, eventually landing a gig at then-failing WBMX.

Read the full theatre review in the Chicago Reader.

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