Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. presents a drama by Canadian playwright Colleen Murphy, about a family attempting to recover from a tragedy. $25, $20 students and seniors
The Canadian electronic duo tour behind their latest album, Another Eternity. Born Gold opens. $27.50http://jamusa.com/
New work by the Kendall College of Art and Design grad. Reception Sat 5/16, 6-8 PM.
Irish playwright Nancy Harris pairs a cliched scenario with a fresh one in this 2012 drama about a too-good-to-be-true nanny who moves in with a do-gooder doctor, his pregnant stay-at-home wife, and their young son. The women’s adversarial, All About Eve dynamic initially feels stale, but Harris takes the story in an unexpected direction by delving into the housewife’s profound dissatisfaction with motherhood. As the focus of the play shifts, we get an honest and bracing debunking of the myth that all women instinctually find changing diapers fulfilling. In Joe Jahraus’s fast-paced, high-intensity staging, the excellent Sarah Chalcroft plays the unhappy mom like a trapped animal—panicky, prone to lashing out, and radiating indignation from every pore. —Zac Thompson $35-$40
Beginning at Broadway and Montrose, ending at Sheridan and Diversey.