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Buried Child, Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company at Angel Island, through Jan. 29. There's no better time than winter for Sam Shepard's play about new life springing from the ashes of the old, especially with lotsa Shepard's signature Rough Stuff and mystery. MSB
Don Juan in Hell, ShawChicago at Ruth Page Center, through Feb. 6. ShawChicago notches up with a larger production in larger digs. Shaw's scintillating play-within-a-play from Man and Superman is an aural battle of wits and battle of the sexes. JA
Iraqtile Dysfunction, Second City, open run. In its 92nd revue, a savvy ensemble pokes irreverent fun at the religious right, corrupt politicos, the middle class and more, all tried and true stuff, but with the lunatic humor the company is known for. RR
The Fantasticks, Theo Ubique at No Exit through Jan. 28. A canny and wise take on the odd little wistful, whimsical musical that could ( it's an off-Broadway legend ) , Theo Ubique's production of the reverse Romeo and Juliet is pitch-perfect on every level. RR
By Abarbanel, Barnidge and Reed
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