Jim Lehrer and the Theater and Its Double and Jim Lehrer’s Double | Chopin Theatre | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader

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When: Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through March 12 2017

Poor Jim Lehrer. Like those hapless souls in horror movies who somehow catch Satan's eye, the distinguished former PBS news anchor has stumbled into Mickle Maher's sights. A decade ago, in The Strangerer, Maher presented Lehrer as the moderator of a presidential debate between George Bush and John Kerry, only to have Bush try to kill him—"On the air," Reader critic Albert Williams noted, "several times, using a knife, a handgun, a pillow, a bottle of cyanide, even a Balinese kris." Continue reading >>

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