BABIES ON BOARD A new staging of Frankenstein, from the avant-garde Chicago troupe The Hypocrites, opens at the MCA.
Don’t-miss picks for Wed 10.21.09 through Tue 10.27.09:
FREEBIE OF THE WEEK
farrago Chicago Book Festival
Even if winter’s early onset leaves you inclined to forego all of the above and curl up with a good book, the following might coax you off the couch: chats and signings by big-name authors including Aleksandar Hemon, Michael Chabon, and Augusten Burroughs, part of the citywide book festival.
GO: Chabon: Oct 21 at 6. Pritzker Auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S State. Hemon: Oct 27 at 6. Crown Center Auditorium, Loyola U, 1001-25 W Loyola. Burroughs: Oct 27 at 7. Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport. chipublib.org
Photograph: Paul Metreyeon