THE VIOLET HOUR Estelle Parsons, standing, stars as Violet Weston in Tracy Letts’s August: Osage County.
Don’t-miss picks for Wed 01.27.10 through Tue 02.02.10:
farrago Husky Heroes
FREEBIES OF THE WEEK
classical Fifth House Ensemble
In the second installment of Black Violet, FHE’s three-act collaboration with the local graphic novelist Ezra Claytan Daniels, a wily housecat navigates a plague-ridden London circa 1665. (Think projected illustrations set to a soundtrack of Shostakovich, Queen, and more.)
GO: Feb 1 at 7. Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington. Also Feb 4 at 8, $12-$25, at SPACE, 1245 Chicago, Evanston. fifth-house.com
Photography: Robert J. Saferstein