North Shore Views
Check With Lucy
Friday, Feb. 24 from 8:30 to 11:30 pm
Vibe, 1935 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park
At the heart of Check With Lucy are the singer-songwriter duo of Jeff Libman and Brad Cole. With roots in pop, folk, soul and americana music, Check With Lucy creates an infectious uptempo new folk sound. The backbone of Check With Lucy is the duo’s catchy and poignant songwriting. With hints of James Taylor, Jeff Tweedy, Jackson Browne and John Hiatt, Check With Lucy performs as an acoustic duo, trio with fiddle, or with a full backing band.
Saturday, Feb. 25 at 10:00 am
Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave., Wilmette
Presented by The Actors Training Center Repertory Company. Tickets: $12. www.wilmettetheatre.com
The Taming of the Shrew
Saturday, Feb. 25 from 2:00-4:30
Wilmette Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago performs a theatrical reading of this classic about the battle of he sexes. No charge.
Saturday, Feb 25 at 5:00 and 8:00 pm
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie
Lily Tomlin is a versatile performer, comedian, writer and producer who has touched some of the most beloved American comedy institutions. Don’t miss seeing one of the great legends of American comedy. Tickets: $70 -$76. Buy tickets here.
The Girl in the Yellow Dress
Feb. 25 & 26
Next Theatre Company, Noyes Cultural Center, 927 Noyes St., Evanston
This is the last weekend to see this play…When Pierre, a French-Congolese pupil, signs up for English lessons with Celia, a beautiful young white teacher, they both get more than they bargained for. Set in contemporary Paris, this gripping new play explores the ways in which class, race, and language continue to divide us. Tickets and showtimes.