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  • REVIEW: 'A Nice Indian Boy' by Rasaka Theatre

     REVIEW: 'A Nice Indian Boy' by Rasaka Theatre
    The title of Madhuri Shekar's family comedy, "A Nice Indian Boy," is a sly feint. On the surface, it appears that the nice Indian boy in question is Naveen Gavaskar, the soft-spoken only son of Indian immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area who is praying in temple when we first see him. But then there's his boyfriend, Keshav Kurundkar. Keshav has traveled in India more than Naveen, knows all kinds of lore surrounding the Hindu deity Ganesha, and also shows old-fashioned rituals of respect to Naveen's parents when introduced to them.
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of Feb. 13-19

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Feb. 13-19
    FRIDAY | "Samsara": An American couple are expecting a baby via a surrogate from India in Lauren Yee's new play. Through March 8 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-871-3000 or victorygardens.org SUNDAY |  "Marie Antoinette":...

    When a gun problem becomes a problem for art

    When a gun problem becomes a problem for art
    Laurie Glenn, a Chicago public policy activist and founder of the politically minded arts group ThinkArt, dropped her leather bag into a chair. We met in a conference room of the Woods Fund of Chicago, a grant-making foundation on Wacker Drive with an eye...

    Changing of the Gardley

    Changing of the Gardley
    Marcus Gardley’s drama “A Wonder in My Soul,” which was to be performed in April at Victory Gardens Theater, will be replaced by a different Marcus Gardley drama, a spokeswoman for the theater said Friday. His new play “An...

    Victory Gardens will host 'We Must Breathe'

    Victory Gardens will host 'We Must Breathe'
    In the wake of controversial grand jury decisions in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases, Victory Gardens Theater will host a discussion on issues of inequality and race on Thursday, Dec. 18, a spokeswoman for the theater said Wednesday.   “We...