Cartoonist Nicole Hollander won’t break into estrogen-challenged parodies of pop songs during her new solo show about sex as a sexagenarian–for that kind of thing, head over to Menopause the Musical. But in Return to Lust she does serve up a funny, saucy look at aging and its surprising effects on her erotic life. Monologues range from a fantasia about hiring a hit man to trim her excessive birthday-party guest list to stories about hooking up with old flames and finding new ones online. The show also marks Hollander’s return to Pegasus Players, where Sylvia’s Real Good Advice and Female Problems: An Unhelpful Guide also premiered; Tom Mula, who collaborated with Hollander on the former, directs this presentation. Fri 12/9, 8 PM, Pegasus Players, O’Rourke Performing Arts Center, Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson, 773-878-9761, $30.
Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): photo/courtesy of Nicole Hollander.