Domesticated | Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Downstairs Theater | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader

Domesticated Closing (Theater and Galleries) The Short List (Theater) Image

When: Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Feb. 7 2016

There are scenes in American politics so familiar you could watch them with the sound off and not miss a thing. Near the top of that list has to be the public apology for infidelity. In fact, the disgraced politician's words of remorse and promises to reform only distract from the spectacle's most fascinating figure: the mute, shell-shocked wife standing next to the podium where her husband is trying with all his might to look and sound sincerely disgusted with himself. They say politics is theater, but the truth is that it's bad theater—the scripts are predictable and the actors are never convincing. Continue reading >>

Price: $20-$89

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