"The Secretaries" by the Five Lesbian Brothers, at About Face Theatre in Chicago, through June 12. Pictured: Kelli Simpkins, Sadieh Rifai, Meghan Reardon, Lauren Sivak, and Erin Barlow. (Photo by Michael Brosilow)

Onstage This Week: May 16–22

From directing traffic to playing twister, from floating in space to exploring artificial intelligence, this week’s roundup is varied.