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.
The classics of literature, film or ballet earn their keep by remaining fresh and compelling from one generation to the next. Still a contemporary update can sometimes make even a classic more relevant. That’s the case for two dance performances currently on stage in Chicago.