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||THEATER Theo Ubique hosting production about Elizabeth Taylor
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Evanston's Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, 721 Howard St., will run Call Me Elizabethan acclaimed one-woman show about the early life of Elizabeth Tayloron Aug. 20 (at 7:30 p.m.) and 21 (at 2:30 p.m.) only.
The production is written by and stars Kayla Boye, and is directed by Erin Kraft. The show had its first staged reading in October 2019 in Chicago at The Den Theatre, has been streamed as a part of the 2021 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and has run in partnership with Porchlight Music Theatre and The Youngstown Playhouse. Most recently, in June 2022, the show had its world premiere at The Zephyr Theatre as a part of the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival.
Fresh off her triumph as Best Actress for Butterfield 8 and recovery from a recent brush with death, Elizabeth Taylor is struggling with her hardest role yet: herself. Through an intimate conversation with her biographer, Call Me Elizabeth examines the movie star's early life, career and loves as she grapples with the culture of celebrity and her place as Hollywood's brightest star.
Tickets are $25 each; visit CallMeElizabeth.com or theo-u.com/special-events, or call 773-939-4101.
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