Mar 11: Bountiful Gifts (Reading)
Chicago Dramatists' Saturday Series: MARCH
Playwrights, theatre artists, and the general public convene in the Chicago Dramatists' theatre to witness the birth of a new work for the stage and to participate in its development by offering feedback to its playwright. The plays are always directed and rehearsed and are presented with minimal staging. After each reading, the audience members are invited to fill out written response sheets and to join in a post-reading discussion.
Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:00pm
at Chicago Dramatists | 1105 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60642
By Dan Noonan
It’s the 1990’s and as usual, Rosemary, the matriarch of the Sullivan clan, is hosting Thanksgiving for her somewhat dysfunctional and contentious family. But this year the stakes are especially high because her husband Ed was just offered a big transfer/promotion out to California. But Rosemary, who has devoted her life to her family, does not want to move so in order to convince Ed to stay, she is determined to make this the most peaceful, joyous, family affirming Thanksgiving of her career.
This event is FREE ($7 suggested donation at the door) and open to the public.
"Behind the Curtain" is a special section of ChicagoPlays.com listing free events that enhance and complement your theatre-going experiences. Get an inside look at local Chicago theatre companies through forums, panel discussions, community events, and even parties. Planning to attend this "Behind the Curtain" event? Post about it on Twitter with the hashtag #BehindTheCurtain. For more upcoming events, visit http://bit.ly/behindcurtain.