It seems that almost every American male writer has to pen some version of the hunting-trip story before his career can be called complete. Everyone from Ernest Hemingway to Jack London to James Dickey (whose Deliverance has to be the granddaddy of all hunting trip tales) has written at least one of those male--bonding stories. But playwright Craig Wright shows us a new twist on the age-old situation. His play Lady takes three middle-aged men on a walk through the Southern Illinois woods. When these good buddies talk about their opinions on the war in Iraq, they realize how opposite their thinking is. What they discover about themselves and each other will leave them with one big question: What do you do when everything you thought you knew isnt true? Find out today at Stages Repertory Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays. Through March 16. 3201 Allen Parkway. For information, call 713-527-0123 or visit www.stagestheatre.com. $26 to $36.
Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 3 p.m.; Wednesdays, Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Starts: Feb. 29. Continues through March 16, 2008