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Michigan Avenue - 2017 - Issue 4 - Fall - LauraLinney

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installations in the Chicago Cultural Center such as Caruso St. John's evocation of Gertrude Stein's Paris salon. Expo Chicago (September 13 – 17, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., 312-867-9220; is also setting up shop across the city, including a much-anticipated installation in the Roundhouse at the DuSable Museum of African American History (September 6 through January 7), arguably the least known of Daniel Burnham's buildings. "It's a pop-up from an amazing venue in Paris, the Palais de Tokyo, with work from Chicago artists and artists from abroad," notes Expo president and director Tony Karman. "They've never done it in the US before." Also at the Pier, Chicago Shakespeare Theater christens its versatile new stage, The Yard, with The Toad Knew, a mysteri- ous musing on siblings from Swiss-born James Thiérrée and his Compagnie du Hanneton (September 19 – 23, 800 E. Grand Ave., 312-595-5600; chicago At the Auditorium, the groundbreaking Shen Wei Dance Arts troupe makes its Chicago debut with a program including a take on Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring (September 23–24, 50 E. Congress Pkwy., 312- 341-2310; auditorium Arthur Miller's 1955 play A View from the Bridge gets a new rendition, too, from Belgian director Ivo van Hove, whose CV includes stagings of such cinematic milestones as Pasolini's Teorema and Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage. His Tony-winning take on Miller's blue-collar Brooklynites comes to the Goodman Theatre (September 9 through October 15, 170 N. Dearborn St., 312-443- 3800; And before the urge to hiber- nate hits, drop by the Bean in Millennium Park on October 1 for an unprecedented civic ges- ture courtesy of Pulitzer Prize- winning composer David Lang: crowd out, a choral piece for 1,000 voices performed by folks from across the city (201 E. Randolph St.; crowdout Sounds like an outstanding autumn. . PHOTOGRAPHY BY MAX SCHREIER (BRANTLEY); RICHARD HAUGHTON (THE TOAD KNEW); JAN VERSWEYVELD (A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE); COURTESY THE ARTIST AND DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK AND LONDON (8554) Fall's cultural highlights include the debut of Chicago Shakespeare's new space, The Yard, with Swiss production The Toad Knew; and (above left) Hebru Brantley's latest work in an exhibit at the Elmhurst Art Museum. The Goodman Theatre presents Belgian director Ivo van Hove's riveting new take on the Arthur Miller classic A View from the Bridge. left: 8554 (2016), from the series "Chicago, 1987/2017," by James Welling, among the participants in the Chicago Architecture Biennial. 66  MICHIGANAVEMAG.COM SCENE CULTURE BEAT

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