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Three To See: This Week's Theater Recommendations

By Melody Udell in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 24, 2014 8:30PM

'The Cryptogram' at Profiles Theatre.

From multiculturalism to a child’s-eye view of marriage to a classic musical, the Chicago stage has a bit of everything this week.

The King & I
Chicago favorite Heidi Kettenring takes on the seminal role of Anna in Marriott Theatre’s production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic. The show runs through Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015.

Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Dr., 847-634-0200 or online.

The Cryptogram
Pulitzer-winning playwright David Mamet’s rarely produced thriller depicts a crumbling marriage from the point of view of the couple’s unknowing child. The show runs through Sunday, Nov. 16.

Profiles Theatre, 4147 N. Broadway, 773-549-1815 or online.

The Hundred Flowers Project
Silk Road Rising’s latest project, a meta play-within-a-play, involves a group of actors who stage a show about China’s cultural revolution in the era of Mao Tse Tung. The show runs through Sunday, Nov. 23.

Silk Road Rising at the Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W. Washington, 312-857-1234 or online.