STEEL BEAM PLAY
WHERE: Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W. Main St., St. Charles
WHEN: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 5
COST AND INFO: Tickets cost $28 for adults, $25 for seniors and $23 for students at steelbeamtheatre.org or 630-587-8521.
ABOUT: "Making God Laugh" follows an American family over the course of 30 years' worth of holiday gatherings. Ruthie and Bill's grown children are a priest, an aspiring actress and a former football star. The audience is privy to their plans and dreams as they embark on their adult lives, while empty-nester parents contend with their own changes.