American Ensemble Theater presents Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them, a new black comedy from Christopher Durang (Beyond Therapy, Laughing Wild), following a young woman in crisis, worried that her husband and her father could be a terrorist and a spy, respectively. Opens tonight, Thursday, May 26, at 7:30 p.m. To June 11. CHAW, 545 7th St. SE. Tickets are only $8. Call 800-838-3006 or visit AmericanEnsemble.org.