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Rudy Galvan (left to right), James Doherty and Johnny Arena perform in “United Flight 232.”(Michael Brosilow)

Chicago Sun-Times theater critic Hedy Weiss appraises the first performance staged in the recently opened Writers Theatre and the humorous one-man show, “Where Did We Sit on the Bus?” Get her take on these plays and others on currently on stage in Chicago. 

The professional-personal couple discuss gendered casting, depression and why being an actor is hard, with or without Chris Jones

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Malic White, left, and Molly Brennan (Chloe Riley)

The creative duo talks about “Pop Waits,” the clown rock opera they’re developing that was sparked by a conversation between Iggy Pop and Tom Waits in the 2003 film “Coffee and Cigarettes.”

Director/adaptor Sean Graney also announces plans for his mystery spring show with the company

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The Hypocrites "All Our Tragic" (Evan Hanover)

Despite being one of the lowest-budget shows, the Chicago theater company took home six awards for its 12-hour production. 

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Need some ideas for what to do this weekend? Chicago Tonight knows what is going on!

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We preview a fresh, exuberant take on Gilbert and Sullivan by the gods of Chicago storefront theater.