WFMT’s February theme is The Animal Kingdom, the celebration of music inspired by things that scamper, swim, swing, and scoot; that fly, cry, bite and hoot.
Here’s a tale about one special gorilla, written and narrated by Jack Zimmerman:
About the Author
Jack Zimmerman is subscriber relations manager and media services at Lyric Opera of Chicago. As a storyteller, he’s appeared in theaters around Chicago and on A Prairie Home Companion. In the past his day-job has been parking-lot attendant, greenhouse laborer, dock hand, trombonist, college instructor, piano tuner, newspaper columnist, magazine editor, and PR man (at Ravinia before joining the Lyric staff). Jack intends to retire from Lyric’s PR department at the end of this season in order to pursue writing full-time.