Theatrical variety is on parade this weekend as monologist David Kodeski and composer Eric Reda co-author an opera tracking a gay life in the arts, while Oak Park's Circle Theatre goes Bollywood and eta Creative Arts tackles a drama by Lonnie Elder III.
Three Sisters, Tuesday through Sunday at 7:30 plus matinees on Saturday and Sunday at 3; through August 26 at Steppenwolf; tickets $20-$78. If you feel like you’ve never grasped Chekhov, this is not the production to provide you with sudden illumination (lik
Updated at: 2:45pm on 6/30/11 - Now with Jonathan Abarbanel!Kelly KleimanStart the weekend right by listening to the Dueling Critics as Jonathan and I debate David Henry Hwang's Chinglish, the latest missile being guided from the Goodman to Broadway.
1. Alan Cumming is coming to Chicago (how many times has that pun been made?)! He'll be performing his one man cabaret show I Bought a Blue Car Today on May 28th. Yes, that's a long time from now, but he's a big deal, so get on it.
Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew factors heavily into "Kiss Me, Kate." Cole Porter's play-within-a-play is not only an adaptation of the classic, but is actually about a theatre company putting on a production of Taming of the Shrew.