* Chicago Dramatists Opens Its Season with "LucindaAEs Bed," Mia McCulloughAEs New

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* Chicago Dramatists Opens Its Season with "LucindaAEs Bed," Mia McCulloughAEs New


* Chicago Dramatists opens its season with "LucindaAEs Bed," Mia McCulloughAEs new comedy about the monster under a little girlAEs bed who reinserts himself into her adult life at the most inopportune moments. Former Stage Left Theatre artistic director Jessi D. Hill directs this play about growing up. The production opens Friday, Oct. 9, at 1105 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago. (312) 633-0630 or chicagodramatists.org.

* A new company u A Lighted Match u makes its debut with "Anton in Show Business," Jane MartinAEs behind-the-scenes comedy about a self-centered TV star, a jaded New Yorker and a peppy ingnue brought together for a production of Anton ChekhovAEs "The Three Sisters." The production opens Friday, Oct. 9, at the Theatre Building, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. (773) 327-5252 or ticketmaster.com.

* Goodman TheatreAEs Steve Scott directs redtwist theatreAEs production of Peter ShafferAEs comedy "Lettice and Lovage," about a free-spirited docent at a historic British home who spins fanciful and untrue stories about the residence, and the proper, by-the-rules, bureaucrat who fires her for telling tall tales. The production opens Saturday, Oct. 10, at 1044 W. Bryn Mawr, Chicago. (773) 728-7529 or redtwist.org.

* Lookingglass Theatre Ensemble member J. Nicole Brooks re-imagines the Greek myth of Phaedra u the story of a queen whose stepson spurns her romantic advances u in a Caribbean setting. Ensemble member Laura Eason directs "Fedra: Queen of Haiti," opening Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago. (312) 337-0665 or lookingglasstheatre.org.

* Former Piven Theatre artistic director Joyce Piven directs the companyAEs season opener, a double bill of Harold Pinter one-acts "The Lover" and "The Collection." "The Lover" looks at the relationship between a wife and a husband who try to spice up their marriage by adopting the role of whore and lover. "The Collection" addresses the question of whether a married dress designer had an affair with a colleague who is involved in a relationship with another man. Previews are Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11, at the Piven Theatre Workshop, 927 Noyes St., Evanston. The production opens Monday, Oct. 12. (847) 866-8049 or piventheatre.org.

* Oracle Theatre reprises "Disturbed," a adults-only Halloween-themed performance. Previews begin Friday, Oct. 9, at 3809 N. Broadway, Chicago. The production opens Saturday, Oct. 10, and runs weekends through Nov. 1. (773) 244-2980 or oracletheatre.org.

* Emerald City Theatre presents "The Jolly Rogers Halloween," a family-friendly musical opening Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. The combination concert and party is about a groovy band of pirates out to find a new member. The performance is followed by Halloween games with the cast. (773) 935-6100 or emeraldcitytheatre.com.

* "Magical Exploding Boy," Dean EvansAE one-man performance piece incorporating mime and clowning techniques, tells various fantastical stories involving a child who has telekinesis, an amoeba struggling to survive and a man adrift in space. …

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