by Drew Hunt
At the Mayne Stage, left-leaning Bay Area hip-hop group the Coup perform songs from their latest effort, Sorry to Bother You, which Miles Raymer calls "provocative even by Coup standards." Japanther opens.
In an effort to raise funds for the Illinois chapter of the national literacy organization Reach Out and Read, the Playground Theater hosts the third annual Playground Improv Marathon, which features 30 hours of nonstop improv from some of Chicago's notable acts.
If you were ever curious to learn the shark's side of the story in Steven Spielberg's classic thriller Jaws, Theater Wit's production All That Jaws should provide some answers.
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