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Infamous Commonwealth Theatre presents Cloud 9, by Caryl Churchill. This wild, gender-bending farce compares human relations in British colonial Africa in the 1870s, with London a century later. The characters include Clive, a British functionary, his wife Betty (played by a man), their daughter Victoria (played by a rag doll), Clive's friend Harry (a bi-sexual explorer), Mrs. Saunders, who runs about dressed in a riding habit, Clive's son Edward (who still plays with rag dolls and is played by a woman) and Joshua - a black servant played by a white - who knows exactly what is going on. Genevieve Thompson directs. No shows Thanksgiving weekend.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:National Pastime Theater, Chicago