WBEZ | Redtwist Theater http://www.wbez.org/tags/redtwist-theater Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Dueling Critics: Tracy Letts' latest 'Man from Nebraska' hits the stage http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-08/dueling-critics-tracy-letts-latest-man-nebraska-hits-stage-84915 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-08/NebraskaCake Andrew Jessop.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Have you ever been at an existential fork in the road? Stuck in a rut? Wondering if there’s more to life than the same-old-same-old? How do you break out of it?&nbsp; And what are the consequences of a prison break – for you and those you love?<br> <br> Those questions and more are tackled in <a href="http://www.steppenwolf.org/ensemble/members/details.aspx?id=41" target="_blank">Tracy Letts’</a> <em>Man From Nebraska</em>. <a href="http://www.redtwist.org/Productions/Nebraska/Production.html" target="_blank">Redtwist Theatre</a> in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood is giving the Pulitzer-nominated play a rather intimate revival. The play runs through April 24.<br> <br> <em> Eight Forty-Eight's</em> <a href="http://www.wbez.org/series/dueling-critics">Dueling Critics</a> Jonathan Abarbanel and Kelly Kleiman joined host Alison Cuddy to provide their review.<br> <br> The Dueling Critics also offer their picks for good theater around Chicago.</p><p><strong>Kelly's Pick:</strong><br> <em>Merrily We Roll Along </em>runs through May 1 at <a href="http://www.themusictheatrecompany.org/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=25&amp;Itemid=2" target="_blank">The Music Theatre Company</a><br> <br> <strong>Jonathan's Pick:</strong><br> <a href="http://www.remybumppo.org/the-goat-or--who-is-sylvia--pages-342.php" target="_blank"><em>The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?</em></a> runs through May 8 at Remy Bumppo Theatre Company</p></p> Fri, 08 Apr 2011 14:28:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-08/dueling-critics-tracy-letts-latest-man-nebraska-hits-stage-84915