Set in a Joliet nightspot, this one-act takes the form of a cabaret revue by vocalist Frankie Beans (Kelly Bailey), accompanied by unimpressed pianist Benji (played perfectly by Benjamin Nelson), and stand-up comedian Chuck Knoll (Jeremy Kruse). Bailey is magnificent as the jaded but engaging singer–in her mellifluous, unpredictably cadenced voice even “Cool Ranch Doritos” sounds lovely. “You Can Have the TV” is positively moving. Kruse is convincing as Chuck and Gary, a blank-faced groupie flaunting his salmon jacket. But Chuck’s vulgar Ellen-esque narrative of a normal day gone awry stalls the momentum until Gary returns to join Frankie in a rousing, delightfully off-key medley of cheesy pop songs, including “That’s What Friends Are For” and “Let’s Get Physical.” Through 5/27: Sat 10:30 PM, no show 5/6, Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret, 1383 N. Milwaukee, 773-278-1830, $10, 2 dr. min., 21+.