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Rubicon Theatre Company presents the gender-bending romantic comedy Twelfth Night or What You Will, performed by the students of the Education Department’s Fearless Shakespeare Intensive, adapted and directed by Rubicon’s first company member and critically acclaimed actor Joseph Fuqua.
The Group Rep presents Tim Firth’s comedy CALENDAR GIRLS, based on the film about a Yorkshire housewife who creates a calendar to raise money for Leukemia Research, using middle-aged women of their village as tastefully photographed nude models. 8/26 - 10/9. Tiks/info: http://www.thegrouprep.com
3 days before his bid for re-election in North Carolina, a Republican U.S. Senator makes an off-the-cuff comment to a blogger that calls into question his belief in God. The Senator’s devoutly Christian wife and liberal Jewish campaign manager try desperately to contain the damage.
SMOKE presents an intense sexual situation with adult language. “You know you get to choose what happens to you, right?” That’s what John tells Julie when they meet by accident at a kink-play party in New York City. Their encounter pushes both of them further than they ever thought they’d go.
By Anton Chekhov, Adapted by Sarah Ruhl, Dir. J.Ed Araiza. Olga, Masha and Irina long to leave their sleepy, provincial town and get back into the glamorous city of Moscow. A fresh look at the classic drama about big dreams stuck in a small town. Nov. 4-5, 8-12, 2016, 8 pm; Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 2 pm
African-American college graduate Warren is hired by the 2008 Obama campaign, and lands in the streets of East Cleveland. Between knocking on doors, fending off cops, and questioning his own racial and sexual identity, he learns working in the spotlight of “Hope” isn’t as easy as he imagined.
Professor of phonetics Henry Higgins makes a bet that he can train a bedraggled Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, to pass for a duchess at an ambassador’s garden party by teaching her to assume a veneer of gentility, the most important element of which, he believes, is impeccable speech.
The setting is the Younger household in the Washington Park Subdivision of Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood, and involves the family members' struggle to achieve their individual dreams and potential despite challenges of a system that seems built to thwart them.
Raucous comedy,touching dramatic film.Malibu Playhouse presents a unique 1 night benefit with stars,Ed Asner & Mark Rydell.Includes pre-show picnic,post-show dinner, career reels,“Good Men,”“OXYMORONS” + Q&A. Brian Connors, wrote and directed the play and film.Tickets:malibuplayhouse.org