Along with Chicago Shakespeare's production of the unfortunately-titled Funkin’ it Up About Nothin’ (from the guys who brought you The Bomb-itty of Errors), that makes four versions of Much Ado opening within a few months of one another this summer.
In other words, there's much ado about Much Ado.
Wah-wah-wah-wah. Sadtrombone.com, I know.
MEANWHILE: This week's TOC reviews went up online later than usual thanks to the Memorial Day holiday. I reviewed two shows I highly recommend: the touring production of Avenue Q (oh, Bad Idea Bears, you represent my twenties perfectly), and Pavement Group's punk-rock fantasia Lipstick Traces, which closes this weekend. Read the rest at the TOC Theater section.