Some cool things to do this weekend and beyond.
Linda Eder headlines a benefit concert at Dominican University on March 12.
There can be no better reminder of the power of intimate spaces than the Writers Theatre’s production of “The Diary of Anne Frank” that is now tucked into the back room of Glencoe’s Books on Vernon.
Do not be fooled by the formal title of Mat Smart’s “The Royal Society of Antarctica,” the altogether world class, world premiere play that has just arrived at The Gift Theatre and is an immensely touching, quirky, tragicomic surprise.
To meet the high demand for tickets to its galvanic production of “The Royale,” Marco Ramirez’s rhythmically-powered play about boxing, race and more, the American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron, has added a number of performances (on Wednesday and Sunday evenings) to the final two weeks of its run.
Steppenwolf Theatre has announced its 2015-2016 subscription season which will mark the kickoff of the company’s 40th anniversary. Among the productions to be produced will be a world premiere play by Tracy Letts (of “August: Osage County” fame), and a stage adaptation of a John Steinbeck novel by Frank Galati.
Broadway In Chicago’s 2015-2016 season will feature three Tony Award winners: “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” the revival of “Cabaret,” and “Matilda The Musical.” Also on the schedule are “If/Then,” “Dirty Dancing” and the pre-Broadway world premiere of “Gotta Dance.”
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