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“Becky Shaw” – the Blind date from Hell

*** Recommended **** OK, you just had a bad blind date. What do you do? Typically, you delete that person from your contacts and move on. But what if he/she keeps turning up everywhere you go? Is he/she just plain pathetic or is he/she a stalker? Gina Gionfriddo’s “Becky Shaw” is a funny – creepy, chalk-on-a-blackboard kind of funny – take on that blind date from hell. The best part, you don’t have to go on a date! You can just kick back, relax in one of Windy City Playhouse’s comfy armchairs, and watch it all play out. 3 Spotlights

“Becky Shaw” has been extended through December 10th at Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago. Metered street parking is available.

Running time is 2 hours, 15 minutes, with an intermission. Performances are Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 pm; Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm; and Sundays at 3:00 pm. Tickets range from $15-$55. FYI (773) 891-8985 or

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