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Bailiwick Repertory Directors' Festival: "In Adaptation/Translation"

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The second installment of Bailiwick Repertory's 2003 showcase of emerging directors focuses on new productions based on other sources. (The first segment of the festival, "Chicago Works," ran in February; a gay- and lesbian-themed series is planned for June.) "In Adaptation/Translation" runs through April 23 at the Bailiwick Arts Center, 1229 W. Belmont. Performances take place Monday-Wednesday at 7:30 PM; each evening features four short plays. Tickets are $10 per evening; a pass costs $25. For reservations and more information, call 773-883-1090 or log on to www.bailiwick.org.

MONDAY, APRIL 21

My Life to Live

Jean-Luc Godard's screenplay is adapted for the stage by Camille Torquebiau; Natalie Berning directs.

Roman Fever

Doug Long directs his own adaptation of Edith Wharton's short story.

The Tell-Tale Heart

Edgar Allan Poe's tale of a guilty conscience was adapted by director J. Alonzo Teague.

The Most Honest Murderer of the World

Iranian playwright Seyed Afshin Hashemi's drama is performed in Rouzbeh Eftkhari's translation; Susan Galey directs.

TUESDAY, APRIL 22

My Life to Live

See listing for Monday, April 21.

Roman Fever

See listing for Monday, April 21.

The Tell-Tale Heart

See listing for Monday, April 21.

The Most Honest Murderer of the World

See listing for Monday, April 21.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23

My Life to Live

See listing for Monday, April 21.

Roman Fever

See listing for Monday, April 21.

The Tell-Tale Heart

See listing for Monday, April 21.

The Most Honest Murderer of the World

See listing for Monday, April 21.

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