Looking for some ways to spice up your winter free time? We’ve got you covered, just read on. FRI 1/14 It’s certainly been gloomy and gray enough lately to turn your mind to gothic fancies, and A Red Orchid Theatre (1531 N. Wells) feeds that inclination with the Chicago premiere of Jen Silverman’s The Moors. […]
Upcoming events and distractions from our listings coordinator
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist EC Brown.
Figures made of cloth and sticks bring the atrocities of the Belgian Congo, a nudist colony, and lonely workers on the night shift to life.
The shadow puppetry performance collective will be producing a two-week run of the show at the Chopin Theatre.
Aimless college grads still need their own Sesame Street.
Alex Weisman is masterfully schizoid in a dark comedy written by Robert Askins and directed by Gary Griffin.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, September 29
The story behind a Wicker Park building full of “creepy wooden dolls with strings”
This week’s Chicagoan is Chris McBrien, educational performer
Comics from LA to PA perform at the second annual Chicago Women’s Funny Festival.
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Monday, March 4, 2013.
Arty stuff to do this weekend
The Tempest is reimagined in The Feast
People are always doing awesome, out-there stuff with puppets at fringe festivals—my first fringe experience involved tiny ninjas acting out Hamlet. Among the 47 entries in this year’s Chicago Fringe Festival is an Avenue Q-style staging of George Romero’s zombie classic, Night of the Living Dead, by Milwaukee’s Angry Young Men Ltd. (Sun 9/4, 7 […]