Sep 28, 2022 - Things to Do

"Clyde's" offers a delicious truth sandwich

Photo of actors in a play

(Left) Nedra Snipes, Garrett Young, Reza Salazar and Kevin Kenerly in "Clyde's." Photo: Liz Lauren, courtesy of the Goodman Theatre

👋 Hey, it's Monica. Over the weekend I saw the dynamic Goodman Theatre production of "Clyde's."

What's happening: Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, the tasty, fast-paced show follows a kitchen staff of formerly incarcerated people working to get through life and create the perfect sandwich.

  • As a foodie with an interest in criminal justice, I found it gave me a lot to chew on for days.
  • If you have similar passions, you'll want to catch it before it closes Oct. 16. Tickets: $25.

Of note: WTTW Ch-11 launches a four-part series called "Permanent Punishment" next week about the restrictions that formerly incarcerated people in Illinois face as they try to rebuild their lives.


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