Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Saturday, October 16

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For 10 years the Barrel of Monkeys theater ensemble has been working with Chicago Public Schools kids to help them write plays and produce them for the stage. And to celebrate the anniversary, they challenged other local theater groups to try their hand at this task. Plenty of theaters are taking up the challenge, from House Theatre to Steppenwolf, and this special series of shows called Chicago's Weird, Grandma opens tonight! Full details at the Barrel of Monkeys website.

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