“A Little Bit Not Normal” is Full of Acerbic Humor and Sad Truth!

**** Highly Recommended **** Most people would rather eat nails than admit they have a mental illness.  Arlene Malinowski proved she is not one of those people when she wrote her one-woman play, “A Little Bit Not Normal”.  She is so very brave as she bares her soul – exposing her “cigarette-smoking Depression” – in a bitingly funny yet heartbreakingly sad performance.  I was blown away!  4 Spotlights

“A Little Bit Not Normal” runs through May 20th at the Richard Christiansen Theatre at Victory Gardens, 2433 N. Lincoln, Chicago. “A Little Bit Not Normal”, part of Victory Gardens’ Up Close and Personal Series, is running in rep with “Where Did We Sit on the Bus?” and “St. Jude”. Running time is 70 minutes, no intermission. Remaining performances are May 14th, and 27th at 3:00 pm; May 20th and 21st at 7:30 pm. Tickets $20, with a 3-show package available for $40. Valet parking is available. FYI (773) 871-3000 or

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