1. This is a little delayed, but last week Eric & Andy reviewed First Folio's The Woman in Black and actually liked it, even though it's a horror story. Quoth he: "I usually think [horror plays] are dumb, because they are never scary.
Looking ahead: On Monday, the 14th Chicago Improv Festival begins. Nina Metz at the Tribune has the highlights (which include some bodypainting experiments) but the full schedule is also worth perusing so you don't miss a thing.