Theater is back in full swing this month, which means there are plenty of shows to see in Chicago in September
Summer is fading, which can mean only one thing: Theater is back, baby!Clybourne Parkauthor and satirist Bruce Norris debuts a new play about registered sex offenders at Steppenwolf. Feminist musical theatre company Firebrand Theatre revives Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori’s Civil Rights-era musicalCaroline, or Change. Celebrating the novel’s 200th anniversary, the first of several localFrankensteinadaptations jolts to life at Lifeline Theatre. Plus, the city’s latest Broadway tryout swoops into town: a musical adaptation of the classic Dustin Hoffman comedyTootsie. No matter what you’re looking for—drama, horror, psychedelia, comedy, drag or a period piece—Chicago stages have something for everyone this month.