Daily Rehearsal: 'Chicago's Weird, Grandma' the latest from Barrel of Monkeys

August 24, 2012

- The Fall Of The House of Usher has a good name and a good review in the Chicago Reader.

- That's Weird, Grandma has turned into That's Weird, Abuelita and now Chicago's Weird, Grandma opening at the Neo-Futurarium from Barrel of Monkeys on October 8. Performers in this iteration include theater people from all over Chicago, and will change every week.

- River North Dance Chicago's Fall Engagement opens at The Harris Theatre November 16 – 17 with a bunch of different pieces, from choreographers like Adam Barruch, Nekla Yatkin and Alvin Ailey's Robert Battle. They're also introducing new dancers: Levizadik Buckins (New Haven, CT), Taeler Cyrus (Los Angeles, CA), Olivia Rehrman (Dallas, TX) and Nunzio Perricone (Rome, Italy).

Questions? Tips? Email kdries@wbez.org.