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1,001 Afternoons in Chicago

Anyone who missed Prop Theatre Group’s rambunctious 1997 salute to Chicago newspaper legend Ben Hecht gets a second chance with this rich revival. Based on the daily columns Hecht churned out from 1921 to 1923, this sprawling 150-minute work is rife with the colorful slang of the time, though some things haven’t changed: innocent people […]