Things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend, Feb. 21-23

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See the cinematic talents of local filmmakers, catch a comedy or drama onstage and more in our top picks of things to do this weekend around Burr Ridge. For a complete listing of events, visit burrridge.suntimes.com/calendar.

 

1. Movies and More: ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ 7 p.m. Friday

In 1947 Hollywood, Eddie Valiant is a down-on-his-luck detective who is enlisted by the framed Roger Rabbit to find out who really killed Marvin Acme. Stars Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd and Joanna Cassidy. 104 minutes. Indian Prairie Public Library, 401 Plainfield Road, Darien. Call 630-887-8760.

 

2. ‘Beautifully,’ 8 p.m. Friday

A modern tale about the doomed relationships of two sisters and the men who love them. The show takes a look at the impact a person’s perception of “beauty” has on his/her own life and the lives of others. Performances begin at 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays with additional performances at 8 p.m. Saturdays and 7:30 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 23. Theatre of Western Springs, 4384 Hampton Ave., Western Springs. Call 708-246-4043. $18-$20.

 

3. ‘Rough Crossing,’ 8 p.m. Friday

First Folio Theatre presents its rendition of Tom Stoppard’s comedic production about two playwrights who struggle to finish their musical while abroad a cruise ship. Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook. Call 630-206-9566. $22-$37.

 

4. ‘Young Frankenstein,’ 8 p.m. Friday

A rendition of Mel Brook’s classic comedy about young Dr. Frankenstein’s attempt to bring a corpse to life. Additional performances Thursday at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m. Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. Call 708-530-8300. $38.

 

5. Frozen Film Festival, 1 p.m. Saturday

Screenings of short animations, dramas and comedies made by local filmmakers. Call 708-725-2110 for more information. Westmont Community Center, 75 E. Richmond St., Westmont. Free.

 

Have a community event to share? Visit pioneerlocal.suntimes.com/submit-content for event submissions.

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