THE WORLD OF EXTREME HAPPINESS, FRANCES YA-CHU COWHIG’S DARKLY COMIC EXPLORATION OF MODERN CHINA’S URBAN-RURAL DIVIDE, LAUNCHES GOODMAN THEATRE’S 2014/2015 SEASON

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Is it possible to change one’s destiny? Goodman Theatre’s milestone 90th Anniversary Season begins with an “All-New Fall” of new works, starting with Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s The World of Extreme Happiness—a provocative exploration of a factory girl struggling to gain control over…

MCA Presents ROSAS: ROSAS DANST ROSAS October 9-12, 2014

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The iconic dance performance Rosas danst Rosas, choreographed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, is widely considered one of the classic works of contemporary dance. Set to a rhythmic score and performed by a quartet of female dancers, Rosas danst Rosas finds inspiration in familiar, everyday movements that develop…

JUMP DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE WITH THE RETURN OF ALICE

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8 Andersonville venues, 9 artists, 12 chapters, 6 rabbits, 1 wild afternoon. Noelle Krimm gives audiences a seat at the tea party with a re-imagining of her 2004 hit, Alice. The show opens Saturday, September 27with tours beginning at 1:00 p.m. and leaving every 15 minutes…

STRAWDOG THEATRE COMPANY LAUNCHES THE FIRST PRODUCTION OF ITS 27th SEASON MAX FRISCH’S THE ARSONISTS, AUGUST 15 – SEPTEMBER 27

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Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce the first production of their 2014 – 2015 season, Max Frisch’s The Arsonists, August 15 – September 27, direction by Matt Hawkins and adapted by Alistair Beaton, at Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway St. Preview performances…

125 YEARS OF WORLD CLASS PERFORMANCES AND HISTORIC MEMORIES CELEBRATED AT THE AUDITORIUM THEATRE’S ANNIVERSARY GALA, “LIVING THE HISTORY – 125 YEARS OF THE AUDITORIUM THEATRE,” DECEMBER 9, 2014

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Exactly 125 years from when the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University opened its doors in 1889, the National Historic Landmark, led by Board Chairman Melvin L. Katten and Executive Director Brett Batterson, celebrates its milestone 125th Anniversary with a special performance, “Living the History – 125…

THE SCIENTISTS Come To Chicago Fringe Festival

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MERKINS, DANIELLO & SONS is pleased to present THE SCIENTISTS created by Mark Costello, Sean Daniels,Eric Mercado, and Evan Watkins as part of the 2014 Chicago Fringe Festival (www.chicagofringe.org) Desperate to be the new wunderkind of the scientific community, Dr.…