Sideshow Theatre Company announces 2012–13 season
Sideshow Theatre Company, one of the city's fastest-rising young companies, has revealed the full slate for its sixth season. That roster will include the Chicago premiere of Jason Grote's Maria/Stuart, a dysfunctional family farce with a supernatural twist. Marti Lyons will direct the 2008 piece by the 1001 author at , March 30–May 5.
Ensemble member Megan A. Smith will direct The Burden of Not Having a Tail, a world premiere by Northwestern M.F.A. grad Carrie Barrett. The post-apocalyptic survivalist comedy will feature Sideshow artistic associate Karie Miller; it runs June 29–August 4 at. The previously announced season opener, the U.S. premiere of Roland Schemmelpfennig's Idomeneus (helmed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green), begins previews next week at the , where it will run through September 23.