The Adult in the Room, a new play by Bill McMahon about the life of U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, will receive its world premiere Sunday, Jan. 26, at 2 p.m. at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater's Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.
Directed by Heather Arnson and Conor Bagley, the play is produced by Tony/Emmy/Olivier Award-winning producer Jim Kierstead ( Kinky Boots, Pippin, Hadestown ) Emmy-winning producer Linda Karn ( Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine ) and Broadway producer William Fernandez ( The Inheritance, The Great Comet ). Previews begin Jan. 22.
Tickets are $49 each; visit VictoryGardens.org or call 773-871-3000. For more about the production, visit TheAdultInTheRoomPlay.com .