WBEZ | Lysistrata http://www.wbez.org/tags/lysistrata Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Daily Rehearsal: It's getting to be spooky season http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-10/daily-rehearsal-its-getting-be-spooky-season-103077 <p><p><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/KV_Wit.jpg" style="float: left; " title="" /><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>-&nbsp;<em>Metamorphoses</em></strong></span></span> has been&nbsp;extended at Lookingglass through December 16; the show has gotten a bevy of rave reviews.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Halloween shows to look for:</strong></span></span> New Millennium Theatre&#39;s<a href="https://www.theaterwit.org/tickets/productions/105/performances">&nbsp;<em>Kill Viktor: Vol. 1&amp;2</em></a> at Theater Wit,&nbsp;<em>Death Toll: A Drinking Game Performance </em>and&nbsp;<em>Nightmares on Lincoln Ave IV: Welcome to the Undead City</em>&nbsp;at <a href="http://cornservatory.org/">Cornservatory</a>,&nbsp;<em>Birth of Evil</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>Troll the Sequel, Troll Again!</em>&nbsp;from&nbsp;<a href="http://www.cicomedy.com/">Chemically Imbalanced Comedy</a>, <em>Zombie Genius </em>at the <a href="http://www.annoyanceproductions.com/">Annoyance </a>and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/182643111860755/"><em>500 Clown Frankenstein </em></a>at the Viaduct, just to name a few.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Speaking of the Annoyance</strong></span></span>, they&#39;re doing a staged reading of&nbsp;<a href="http://http://lysistrata2012.tumblr.com/"><em>Lysistrata </em></a>on November 5 to raise money for women&#39;s health. This production will be directed by Anne Libera, who is Director of Comedy Studies at The Second City Training Center.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- <a href="http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/15693044-421/al-pacino-on-a-chicago-visit-hopes-well-pull-him-back-in.html">Al Pacino told the <em>Sun-Times</em></a> </strong></span></span>that he would love to perform in Chicago at the Goodman, Steppenwolf or for &quot;&ldquo;anyone who would have me.&rdquo; He was here Thursday promoting his movie <em>Stand-Up Guys</em>, which opened at the Harris Theater. Alan Arkin was also there; he too sang the praises of our fair city.</p><p>Questions? Tips? Email <a href="mailto:kdries@wbez.org">kdries@wbez.org</a>.</p></p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-10/daily-rehearsal-its-getting-be-spooky-season-103077