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Theater openings Feb. 2-8

Friday “Brodsky/Baryshnikov”: Mikhail Baryshnikov stars in a one-man show, performed in Russian, based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky. Through Sunday at the Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph St.; 312-334-7777 and “Sex With Strangers”: Citadel Theatre presents...
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