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THREE TO SEE: This Week's Theater Recommendations

By Melody Udell in Arts & Entertainment on Nov 8, 2013 5:20PM

Sam and Kate Are Not Breaking Up, now playing at Collaboraction Room 300. Photo by Anne Petersen.

Family woes and marital dysfunction pervade the Chicago stage this week.

Detroit ‘67

This motown-era dark comedy examines the tumultuous riots—fueled by racial injustice—that broke out in 1967 Detroit. The show runs through Sunday, Dec. 15.

Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, 847-673-6300 or online.

Kate and Sam are Not Breaking Up

A recently split celebrity couple gets kidnapped by a lonely ex-mall cop and forced to undergo a hodgepodge couples therapy of sorts. Yep, The New Colony’s latest show sounds too zany to pass up. The show runs through Saturday, Dec. 14.

Collaboraction Room 300 at the Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee, 312-226-9633 or online.

All My Sons

Catch Arthur Miller’s emotionally charged drama about a man who ships defective plane parts to soldiers during WWII—and the drastic effects his decisions have on his once picture-perfect family. The show runs through Sunday, Nov. 17.

Eclectic Theatre Company at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., 773-935-6875 or online.