This week's best bets: Nov. 13

Topping our list this week: “Murder Ballad,” “Murder Ballad,” “Murder Ballad.” Plus, the ASO returns (if you can get a ticket) and Dad’s Garage opens the one-man “Morgan Freeman Presents …,” which looks at how the media represents black men, touching on everything from Dr. Seuss and Uncle Ben, to prison, white flight, Aunt Jemima and Black Jesus. Sounds intriguing, no? And ambitious.

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This week's best bets: Oct. 30

Get your culture on! Our recommendations include the August Wilson bio at True Colors, Out of Hand’s cwazy wabbit show, Theatrical Outfit’s “My Children! My Africa!” and, “beginning” Wednesday, the highly anticipated “Murder Ballad” at Actor’s Express.

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This week's best bets: Oct. 23

This weekend’s your last chance for Aurora’s “Clybourne Park” and “The Doctor, the Devil & My Dad” at 7 Stages and your first look at the Alliance’s “Steel Magnolias.” Don’t-misses include “How I Learned What I Learned” at True Colors and Theatrical Outfit’s “My Children! My Africa”

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