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All performances will be at Theo Ubique’s home at the No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood. Season tickets will go on sale soon, with single tickets on sale approximately one month...
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Through 7/17 The innocent daughter of a clergyman leaves her rural home to work in a world of high-society balls only to find herself caught in a web of false friends. $20–$40. Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood. lifelinetheatre.comThis article has 10 other Chicago locations (Show)
...cut friends try to save Uganda. $99–$169. Broadway in Chicago at the PrivateBank Theatre, 18 W. Monroe. broadwayinchicago.com
Through 6/12 David Kornfeld and Alex Higgin-Houser trace the life of Lucy Parsons, the anarchist labor activist, muckraking reporter, and unsung Chicago hero who helped found the Industrial Workers of the World. $20–$25. Underscore Theatre at Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway. underscoretheatre.org
6/4–7/10 Jackie Taylor’s latest musical bio explores the life and sound of the soulful singer of “Mercy, Mercy Me,” “What’s Goin’ On,” and “Heard It Through the Grapevine.” $50–$65. Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark. blackensembletheater.org
...Get Me to the Church on Time.” $34–$98. Light Opera Works at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson, Evanston. lightoperaworks.org
Through 6/26 Dancing Nazis storm the stage in a show that skewers World War II, gay culture, seniors, and show biz. $30–$65. Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport. mercurytheaterchicago.com
...stage, where couches and tables create a cozy cabaret space. $50–$95. Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker. lyricopera.org
6/7–19 Three-time Tony winner Jack O’Brien directs Rodgers and Hammerstein’s tale of the aspiring nun who changes lives faster than you can say “do, re, mi.” $24–$90. Broadway in Chicago at Cadillac Palace, 151 W. Randolph. broadwayinchicago.com
...being directed by Steppenwolf vet Tina Landau. $33–$100. Broadway in Chicago at Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, broadwayinchicago.com
...and direction by Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal, Grey Gardens). $48–$175. Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn. goodmantheatre.org
...for the glitter balls, stay for the Olivia Newton-John classics. $30. American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron. atcweb.org This article appears in the June 2016 issue of Chicago magazine. Subscribe to...
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It wasn’t just parents who were making their voices heard Wednesday. Some CPS principals, told to brace for dramatic cuts in funding, planned to rally Wednesday afternoon at New Field Elementary School, 1707 W. Morse. Principals from at least six schools were expected to attend.
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...Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse Songbook, Theo Ubique Cabaret Theater at the No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood Ave. Whether you remember this prolific songwriting duo for "I've been Lumbered" or "The Candy...This article has 11 other Chicago locations (Show)
Once in a Lifetime, Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway. Kaufman and Hart's comedy lampooning the early days of Hollywood provides the perfect vehicle for Strawdog's goodbye to the loft above Broadway. Through June 11; www.Strawdog.org .
The Importance of Being Earnest, Dead Writers Theatre Collective at the Athenaeum, 2936 N. Southport Ave. You knew the Dead Writers had to get around to this Victorian ( gay nineties? ) classic sometime, didn't you? July 1-31; www.DeadWriters.net .
Xanadu, American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron St. It was a favorite of ATC's late director, but Electric Light Orchestra nostalgionados and Olivia Newton-John crushies can tuck away their hankies and float along on the falsetto harmonies. June 8-July 17; www.ATCWeb.org .
The Book of Mormon, Broadway in Chicago at the PrivateBank Shubert Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St. Trey Parker and Matt Stone find a way to offend everybody in their runaway hit...
Lolita de Lares, Urban Theater Company at the Batay Urbano, 2620 W. Division St. Last produced in Chicago by Latino Chicago in 1995, Migdalia Cruz' dramatic pageant recounts the...
Death and Harry Houdini, House Theater of Chicago at the Chopin, 1543 W. Division St. We just can't get enough of Dennis Watkins defying death in the role of history's greatest magician. It runs through July 24; www.TheHouseTheatre.com .
The Good Person of Setzuan, Cor Theatre at A Red Orchid, 1531 N. Wells St. Tony Kushner's translation may incline toward prissiness, but Cor's reputation rests on sweaty...
The Plough and the Stars, Wayward Productions at Johnny O'Hagan's, 3374 N. Clark St. On the anniversary of the 1916 Irish Uprising, Sean O'Casey's diatribe on the folly of war fueled by misguided patriotism hits home all the harder. Through June 11; www.WaywardProductions.org .
Hauptmann, City Lit Theater at Edgewater Presbyterian, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Allowing the man executed for one of the twentieth century's most cruel murders the chance to tell his side launched John Logan's playwrighting career in 1986. June 7-July 10; www.CityLit.org .
The Grapes of Wrath, Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. An impoverished Great Plains family migrates to Northern California during hard times in a ramshackle car on a storefront stage barely bigger. June 16-Aug. 14; www.TheGiftTheatre.org .
The House of Bernarda Alba, Oracle Theatre, 3809 N. Broadway. Federico Garcia Lorca recounts a torrid tale of unhappy women and Oracle's intimate storefront puts their suffering right in our laps. June 4-July 23; www.PublicAccessTheatre.org .
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