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Brahman/i: A One-Hijra Stand-Up Comedy Show, About Face Theatre and Silk Road Rising, through April 27. New About Face Theatre artistic director Andrew Volkoff makes a memorable Chicago directorial debut with a very funny and insightful piece on an Intersex Indian-American who lives multi-hyphenated existance straddling different genders and cultures. SCM
Happy Endings, Second Thought Theater Company at Stage 773, through May 4. The ending might not be precisely happy, but Matt Tassell's comedy of confused young lovers leaves us hoping for a sequel to restore our faith in reconciliation. MSB
A Place in the Woods, The Fine Print Theatre at Profiles Theatre Alley Stage, through May 4. Despite all the massive strides made by the LGBTQ community in recent years, playwright Erik Gernand reminds audiences that there's still plenty of lingering pain and misunderstanding from two decades ago in his intimate drama about a small town family facing up to a troubling past. SCM
Songs From an Unmade Bed, Pride Films and Plays at the Apollo, through April 27. It could have been just another ain't-love-a-bitch revue, but Derek Van Barham and his cast transform it into a fully realized play, and all in just 90 minutes. MSB
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