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2023-2024 SEASON

30 Neo-Futurist Plays from Too Much Light Makes the
Baby Go Blind
 : 30 Plays in 60 Minutes 

Written by Greg Allen
Directed by Jared Seyer

October 27, 28 at 7:30 PM
October 29 at 2:00 PM
November 2, 3, 4 at 7:30 PM
Dows Fine Arts Center
Dows Theatre

This is the longest-running play in Chicago's history, having run for 28 years — 1988-2016! It is an innovative, rapid evening of unpredictable hilarity. An interactive performance experience where the entire theatre is in the splash zone. You should plan on seeing this one more than once! Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. (www.playscripts.com).

The Moors

Written by Jen Silverman
Directed by Caroline Price

February 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 at 7:30 PM
 February 11 at 2:00 PM
Dows Fine Arts Center
Dows Theatre

Set in the vast English Moors in the Victorian era, two sisters (and a dog) live out their days dreaming of independence and love, until one day a governess (and a moorhen) disrupt that world, which sends them down a dangerous path. Think Charlotte Brontë meets Stephen King. Produced by special arrangement with Concord Theatricals. (www.concordtheatricals.com)

The Lady from the Sea

Written by Henrik Ibsen
Directed by Dennis Barnett

April 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 at 7:30 PM
April 7 at 2:00 PM
Dows Fine Arts Center
Dows Theatre

A woman in 19th century Norway, living a safe and secure life with a loving family, is haunted by the memory of more exciting times. When a stranger tempts her with the chance to return to those times, she is faced with an impossible choice – fulfilling her deepest desires, or remaining within the safety of her comfortable home – or is there a third way? By the author of A Doll House.

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