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2010-06-23

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GL 2010: Not Your Generic Latina, Teatro Luna at Chicago Dramatists, through July 11. Teatro Luna celebrates its 10th anniversary with this winning revue filled with personal anecdotes, songs and sketches that are alternately funny, touching and insightful on what it means to be Latina in the United States today. SCM

Hunting And Gathering, Theatre Seven of Chicago at the Greenhouse, through June 27. Not all homeless people live on the street, but whoever thought that an automobile van and a deer-stalking video game could point the way to propertied independence? MSB

Killer Joe, Profiles Theatre at Royal George Theatre Center, through July 18. Its author won a Pulitzer three plays after writing it, and this production took the top Jeff award last week—we just can't get enough of those murdering, trailer-dwelling lowlifes, can we? MSB

Oh, Boy!, City Lit Theatre, through June 27. Moving operetta towards modern musical comedy, this 1917 rarity wraps a Jerome Kern score ( "Till the Clouds Roll By" ) around a trivial but solid story. A pleasant summer tonic if you enjoy your tuners old-fashioned. JA

—By Abarbanel, Barnidge

and Morgan


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