Last chance to see the Chicago premiere production of Annie Baker’s The Aliens, directed by Shade Murray which has been extended through Saturday, March 16 at A Red Orchid Theatre on 1531 N. Wells. Call 312-943-8722 or visit www.aredorchidtheatre.org for tickets.
Theater Wit has announced a six-week extension of its current adult romantic comedy Completeness which will now run through May 4, 2013. For tickets, call 773-975-8150. Also coming to Theater Wit is the Chicago premiere of Sideshow Theatre Company’s Maria/Stuart written by Jason Grote. Under the direction of Marti Lyons, the play features ensemble members Nate Whelden and Scottie Caldwell with Mary Ann Bowman, Ann James, Susan Monts-Bologna and Jennifer Joan Taylor from runs from March 30 to May 5. For additional information, visit www.theaterwit.org.
Pine Box Theater Company continues its 2012/13 season with the world premiere of 25 Saints by Ensemble Member Joshua Rollins. Directed by Ensemble Member Susan E. Bowen, the drama runs through March 31 at Chicago’s Greenhouse Theater Center Upstairs Studio on 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue. Ensemble Member Josh Odor stars alongside Danny Goldring, Drew Johnson, Ashley Neal, Caroline Neff, Molly Reynolds and John Ross Wilson. Tickets are available at www.greenhousetheater.org.
Adventure Stage Chicago at Northwestern University Settlement House presents the world premiere of Augusta and Noble directed by Producing Artistic Director Tom Arvetis. Recommended for ages 9 and up, the play by Carlos Murillo (DePaul University professor and Chicago Dramatists resident playwright) tells the story of a little girl in West Town. Performances run through April 13 to May 16, 2013 at Chicago’s Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble Street. Tickets range from $15 to $25 and are available by calling 773-342-4141 or visiting www.adventurestage.org.
Now in their 10 season, 20% Theatre Company Chicago presents Girlfriend written by Keely Flynn and directed by Amy Buckler from April 25 through May 19 on the second floor of the Zoo Studios on 4001 N. Ravenswood.Tickets range from $15 to $20 and are available at firstname.lastname@example.org.
David Ivers and Brian Vaughn portray a couple of small town Irishmen hoping to hit it big when hired as extras for an epic American movie in Stones in his Pockets by Marie Jones. Director J.R. Sullivan and Stage Manager Christine D. Freeburg lead the production team—Scott Davis (set design/props), David Kay Mickelson (costume design), Casey Diers (lighting design) and Lindsay Jones (sound design)—in the Northlight Theatre show that runs through April 14. Tickets range from $25 to $72 and are available at the box office on 9501 Skokie Blvd. in Skokie and online at www. northlight.org.
"David and Brian are the Artistic Directors of the Utah Shakespeare Festival and J.R. is the Artistic Director of the Pearl Theatre in New York. With all this artistic firepower on display I am sure you will be as delighted as I am to welcome them to Northlight," notes Artistic Director BJ Jones.
In Aurora, Fiddler on the Roof is performing through March 24 at the Paramount Theatre on 23 E. Galena Boulevard. For tickets and information, visit paramountaurora.com or call 630-896-6666.