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The percussive dance revue STOMP has been playing off-Broadway since 1994 and wowing the world through a series of international tours. If you haven't seen the show, which features drummers making noise out of everyday objects, catch the current tour of STOMP now playing in Chicago. STOMP continues through Sunday, Jan. 25, at the Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 to 23, 2 and 8 p.m. Jan. 24 and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets are $17 to $62. For more information call 800-775-2000 or visit www.broadwayinchicago.com . Photo by Steve McNicholas
Fillet of Solo, Lifeline and Heartland Studio, through Jan. 25. This annual fest offers our best storytellers and live-lit performers, among them the Sweat Girls, Stir-Friday Night, Tekki Lomnicki, Rose Abdoo, the kates, OUTspoken, The Stoop, Stephen Bastien and GayCo. Full schedule online; unlimited festival pass just $50. JA
Apes of Wrath, The Second City e.t.c., an open run. Deep existential despair and sci-fi matters make for great comic gold in this hilarious sketch comedy revue directed by Jen Ellison. The writer-performers are all unashamedly brainy and funny at the same time. SCM
Red Bud, Signal Ensemble Theatre, opens Jan. 22. A pack of good ol' boys on the brink of midlife crisis take a road-and-camping trip to a motorcross eventwhat could possibly go wrong with Brett Neveu telling the story? MSB
Softly Blue, MPAACT at Greenhouse Theater Center, opens Jan 30. Boy meets girlbut how? Can first-sight love still flourish under the complexities of 21st century lifestyles? MSB
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