A staged reading of a new play that lets us take a peek into the rehearsal process for an historical prestige drama, in which a movie star must play "disabled" while working with a Chicago‐based choreographer and an actor with a disability who was also up for the role.
Elena is incredibly intelligent and has great potential, but struggles in choosing between her responsibilities (her family’s mounting medical bills) and her aspirations (Neil deGrasse Tyson).
On a spaceship, Demi and Gen take advantage of the absence of their captain, Andy, to do some space shrooms and zone out in coloring, and discover a burgeoning friendship in the process.
Follow Amanda on her journey of finding her birth mother, learning her harrowing story, and reconciling, for herself, what we inherit genetically and what we adopt from our given and chosen families.
Lourdes, a defiant five foot tall Veracruzana, carves a sense of home, resists gentrification, and unapologetically claims her space in West Town in 1970s, a world that blended jade volcanoes and Chicago intersections.
In the distant (or not-so-distant?) future, an alien intelligence has re-animated the brain of Christopher Marlowe, forcing him to relive his last days on Earth as it searches for the truth about his death.
July 17, 1986: Duncan, a kid who's only 17, has somehow ended up backstage in Freddie's dressing room with nothing but a tape recorder and a series of very pointed questions.
Set in a fictional surreal restaurant that only serves marshmallows from cheap plastic cups, a front of house worker (Dianah) and a back of house worker (Anna), question what it means to seek love with the capitalist assumption that love can solve all of our problems.
Alysia and Monty fall down the ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) rabbit hole as a means to stay connected during their year apart, but become embroiled in a dangerous investigation when they discover something sinister in their newfound online community.
Through live and pre‐recorded video, sound, and performance, this work questions and complicates our relationships to plants while drawing corollaries between the current US political stance on immigration and the legacies of colonialism that permeate the domestic, social, and political realities of today.
A small beat of rehearsal time at a theatre not unlike profiles, between an actress and an actor/director not unlike Darrell Cox, as a microcosm of the greater macrocosm of toxic masculinity within theatre.