Let's get the basics out of the way first: no, it's not hot in there. yes, they can see most of what is going on. and that joke you're dying to make about the back end? he has already heard it. life as the title character in the play "war horse" can be exhausting and unpredictable, but joey's head, hind and heart have become downright comfortable in his translucent skin.
"War Horse"Location: Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., Chicago. (800) 775-2000 or broadwayinchicago.com
Showtimes: Tuesday, Dec. 18, through Saturday, Jan. 5: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (no show Dec. 25), 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (also Sunday, Dec. 23; no matinee Dec. 19) 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday (also Friday, Dec. 28, and Monday, Dec. 31).