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Domestic Policy

To the editors: I was happy to see Mike Miner make a clean breast of his own guilt in incidences related to Zoe Baird’s (and now Kimba Wood’s) Nannygate, in his Hot Type column of January 29. The real issue, however, isn’t compliance or noncompliance with employee tax law, it’s wages–an issue which the upper-middle-class […]

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F.O.B. Angel Island Theatre Company at Centre East Studio This production of F.O.B. represents a lot of firsts. It’s the midwest premiere of the first play by David Henry Hwang–who wrote it in 1979 and who is the author of the current New York hit M. Butterfly–and the first Chicago production of any of his […]

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Yonder Come Day

YONDER COME DAY Chicago Theatre Company Yonder Come Day is the story of the last six hospitalized weeks in the life of an AIDS patient named J.D. Playwright-actor Marijo tells this story in a little over an hour, playing all the roles–J.D. and his friends, relatives, and nurses. She shows the horror and helplessness of […]

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The Kashubian Tapes

THE KASHUBIAN TAPES at the Garage The protagonist of The Kashubian Tapes, a one-man show featuring Peter Reinemann, claims to have evidence that the United States supplied Iran with weapons and parts for years before the Iran-contra scandal. The evidence is Pulitzer Prize material, yet no one will touch it. No one will even listen […]