Improbable Frequency | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader

Improbable Frequency Closing (Theater and Galleries) The Short List (Theater)

When: Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through March 31 2013

"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars," Oscar Wilde famously wrote in Lady Windermere's Fan. The Irish authors of Improbable Frequency have put a twist on that quote from one of Ireland's greatest writers. "We are all in the gutter," goes the line in this 2004 play with music, "but some of us have an ear to the ground." And well they should. Improbable Frequency is set in 1941 Dublin, at the height of the Blitz. Just across the Irish Sea, Hitler's Luftwaffe is bombing the hell out of England. Determined to maintain its recently won independence, Ireland is officially neutral. It's also a hotbed of espionage. Some Irish nationalists are cooperating with the Nazis, hoping to push the British out of the counties it still controls in the north. Continue reading >>

Price: $18-$28

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