Live Bait Theater's eighth annual showcase of one-person performances features old and new work by a slew of fringe artists. The fest runs August 1-30 at Live Bait Theater, 3914 N. Clark; performances take place in the theater's Bucket space. Tickets are $10 per show; a festival pass to all shows costs $30. Call 773-871-1212 for reservations (tickets are also available online at www.TicketWeb.com); check www.livebaittheater.org for more information.
Following is the schedule through August 7; a complete schedule is available online at www.chicagoreader.com
FRIDAY, AUGUST 1
Stephanie Shaw's autobiographical "mosaic of modern motherhood" is directed by Edward Thomas-Herrera. 7:30 PM.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 2
See listing for Friday, August 1. 7:30 PM.
Any Way You Want It
Kristin Garrison examines the current political and social climate in this "remembrance of rock and roll past." Chad Eric Bergman directs. 9:30 PM.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 7
Fillet of Solo Sampler
David Kodeski and Edward Thomas-Herrera host a program of short solo pieces performed by a rotating ensemble. Tonight's bill features Rachel Claff, Ilana Manaster, Dan Telfer, Cavan Hallman, and Susan McLaughlin-Karp. 7:30 PM.