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Bailiwick Repertory Directors Festival: "In Adaptation/Translation" 

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The second installment of Bailiwick Repertory's 2003 showcase of emerging directors focuses on new productions based on other sources. (The first segment of the festival, "Chicago Works," ran in February; a gay- and lesbian-themed series is planned for June.) "In Adaptation/Translation" runs April 7-23 at the Bailiwick Arts Center, 1229 W. Belmont. Performances take place Mondays-Wednesdays at 7:30 PM; each evening features three or four short plays. Tickets are $10 per evening; a pass costs $25. For reservations and more information, call 773-883-1090 or log on to www.bailiwick.org.

Following is the schedule through April 9; a complete schedule is available on-line at www.chicagoreader.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 7

Epithelia

Stories submitted by visitors to www.epithelia.org are translated into interactive theater by directors Allison Becker and Dawn Pendergast.

Mistake

Czech dissident-turned-president Vaclav Havel's indictment of totalitarianism is directed by Michael Bare.

Hills Like White Elephants

Ernest Hemingway's enigmatic short story is adapted for the stage by director Jason Harrington.

The Fall of the City

Festival coordinator Jason Palmer directs this version of poet Archibald MacLeish's 1937 antifascist radio play.

TUESDAY, APRIL 8

Epithelia

See listing for Monday, April 7.

Mistake

See listing for Monday, April 7.

Hills Like White Elephants

See listing for Monday, April 7.

The Fall of the City

See listing for Monday, April 7.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9

Epithelia

See listing for Monday, April 7.

Mistake

See listing for Monday, April 7.

Hills Like White Elephants

See listing for Monday, April 7.

The Fall of the City

See listing for Monday, April 7.

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