The Better Half
(Steppenwolf 1700 Theatre)
Lucky Plush’s wildly inventive reflection on the joys, woes, claustrophobia and liberation of domesticity returns for an extended run at Steppenwolf’s black-box theater.
Miami City Ballet
The acclaimed company led by Cuban-American Lourdes Lopez brings a mixed repertory of Balanchine, Brian Brooks and a piece co-choreographed by Twyla Tharp and Jerome Robbins.
EKILI MUNDA/What Lies Within
(Dance Center of Columbia College)
A longterm collaboration between Chicago’s Red Clay Dance Company and Uganda’s Keiga Dance Company launches with an exploration of the body as cultural archive.
LA-based Ate9 Dance Company visits Chicago for the first time, bringing a collaboration with Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche. The evening features performances by Visceral Dance Chicago and Deeply Rooted Dance Theater.
The Seldoms take the bra-scape to Evanston in a re-staging of their rock ‘n’ roll reflection on social protest movements of the 1960s and 1970s.
November 16 & 17