[Nicole Bourget is transformed into a St. Bernard for "Dogs," one of the holiday offerings at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles.]
ST. CHARLES – Catching a production of "Cats" left Jerry Sigman wondering why there had never been a musical all about canines. As half of The Sigman Brothers, an independent theatrical production company, the playwright and lyricist teamed up with his composer brother, Michael, to create "Dogs," debuting Dec. 21 at the Mainstage Theater at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles.
Celebrating the bond between dogs and their humans, the family musical is set at Christmastime at The Barkley kennel and dog training facility, Jerry Sigman told Kane Weekend Editor Renee Tomell. The following is an edited version of the rest of their conversation and an overview of the expanded entertainment offerings at Pheasant Run from its general manager, France Langan.