FARCE LAUNCHES 40TH SEASON
WHERE: Riverfront Playhouse, 11 S. Water Street Mall, downtown Aurora
WHEN: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays now through Feb. 24
COST AND INFO: $17 for adults and $15 for students and seniors, with discounts for military and first responders; 630-897-9496, riverfrontplayhouse.com
ABOUT: "Love, Lies and the Doctor's Dilemma" is a new farce by Michael and Susan Parker, kicking off the 40th season at Riverfront Playhouse. Plot points: Joan lives with the great love of her life and in an effort to hide their relationship from her overbearing sister-in-law, lies about his identity. One little white lie leads to another as Vinny the mob enforcer, a walking catastrophe of a neighbor and other characters add to the chaos.