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December 1, 2016 View email in browser

Longtime favorite ‘Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind’ to end over dispute

One of the longest running shows in Chicago history and a fixture at the Neo-Futurarium in Andersonville is coming to an end. So what’s next?

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Talking to Seth Meyers about Trump: Has a satirist met his match?

Who’s the real Trump? Does anyone know? Can Meyers still make jokes about him? All that and more from Meyers himself.

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Alison Vesely, founder of First Folio Theatre, dies at 59

Alison C. Vesely, founder of the First Folio Theatre in Oak Brook, died last week. Why was there no more compassionate director than Vesely? Read on…

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Unapologetically Amy Schumer at UIC Pavilion

Amy Schumer has a stage version of herself, and it’s frank, unapologetic and really funny. This has been a huge year for her. And her UIC show only added to that track record.

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It’s not easy to be the young Christopher in ‘Curious Incident’

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” is coming to Chicago. It’s a remarkable show about a boy with an autism spectrum condition. What does it take to be Christopher?

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Drunk History’ version of Hamilton a delight

“Drunk History” is almost always a subversive delight. But this week’s edition with Lin-Manuel Miranda doing a bombed version of Alexander Hamilton’s life was a sloshed surprise.

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‘Give It All Back’: Is this a play about Bob Dylan? Who knows?

“Give It All Back” is an exciting new play about the music industry, and maybe Bob Dylan. It may also be Calamity West’s best play yet. We think it is not to be missed.

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Chicago actor Tiffany Tatreau back in ‘Ride the Cyclone’

Talk about a big break! Tiffany Tatreau, a member of the Chicago Shakespeare Theater cast of “Ride the Cyclone,” is back in the New York production.

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