Don’t-miss picks for Wednesday, May 21 through Tuesday, May 27
1 COMEDY: In his Modern Romance tour, the Parks and Recreation star jokes about the quandaries of dating in the technologically ridden 21st century.
15/21–5/22. $35–$45. Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. thechicagotheatre.com
RAP: The Atlanta rapper comes to town to support his sophomore albumHonest. Make sure to catch local rising star Saba too.
5/25 at 7:30. $25. Concord Music Hall, 2047 N. Milwaukee. clubtix.com/concordmusichall/future-at-concord-music-hall-chicago-tickets-292323?p=9144
3 Destination Solar System
MUSEUMS: Watch the Adler Planetarium’s newest space show which transports visitors to the year 2096 and features local actors playing tour guides.
Through 5/2015. $25–$30, including general admission. Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore. adlerplanetarium.org
4 Jaap van Zweden
CLASSICAL: The enterprising conductor guest-directs four CSO programs, including Britten’s Four Sea Interludes and Shostakovich’s Seventh Symphony.
5/22 to 5/24. $32–$217. Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. cso.org
THEATRE: Formerly homeless citizens are trained to work in the homes of the wealthy in this world premiere dystopian Kathleen Akerly play.
5/24 to 6/29. $20–$25. Sideshow Theatre at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont. sideshowtheatre.org
(Source: Chicago Magazine)