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by Joshua Rollins
It’s the middle of the night and Clementine just checked in to a no name motel off of I-80 in Iowa. There she meets a mixed bag of regulars with their own secrets (Smith the caretaker, Dee the cleaning lady, Troy the ex-quarterback, Kenny the drug dealer) who all want to know what she’s running from and what the story is behind the two child seats in the back of her car.

Previews: March 7-10, 2014
Opening: March 11, 2014
Running: March 13-April 13, 2014
Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays @8pm & Sundays @2pm
* A portion of our proceeds will go to benefit The House Of Good Shepherd.
* Understudy for Dee will perform March 28-March 30th

Elizabeth Antonucci*- Dee
Elizabeth Birnkrant- Clem
Jake Carr- Kenny
Robert Hardaway- Troy
Todd Michael Kiech- Smith
Bradford Lund- Jake
Annie Neal- Clem/Dee Understudy (performing for Dee March 28-March 30)
Andrew Strenk- Hank/Jake/Kenny Understudy (performing April 3)
John Wehrman- Hank
Rob Wilson- Smith/Troy Understudy (performing April 3)


Charity Partner: House of the Good Shepherd Chicago
Mission: House of the Good Shepherd serves with love and compassion women and children affected by domestic violence by offering a safe place with opportunities for emotional, educational and spiritual growth, giving hope and continued support for a better future.

Through personalized comprehensive services, House of the Good Shepherd promotes healing and recovery for survivors of domestic violence and enables them to achieve independence and self-sufficiency, while restoring the belief in every woman and child that they are worthwhile and deserve to live a life free from violence and poverty.

House of Good Shepherd

Benefit Performance is planned for Sunday, April 6 . Proceeds will benefit House of Good Shepherd. No discounts available for this show. Ticket includes one drink ticket and appetizers.

Production Team:

Ilesa Duncan- Director
Catherine Allen- Production Manager

Shandee Vaughan- Stage Manager
R & J Design- Scenic Design
Raquel Adorno- Costume Design
Dorthea Walstrom- Make Up Design
Joe Court - Sound Design
Mike Durst- Lighting Design
Brandy Reichenberger- Dramaturg
Lisa Griebel- Props Designer
David Rosenberg- Publicity
Bridgette Baggio
- Graphic Design
Tara Branham*- Casting Director


Thursday, March 20: Theatre Thursday Event presented in partnership with the League of Chicago Theatres. $20 tickets with code “TTHURS.” Includes: pre-show reception with wine and appetizers and post-show discussion with the cast and director. More info HERE

Performances are being held at:

Athenaeum Theatre- Studio One
2936 N Southport Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
ph: 773-935-6875

* denotes Step Up Production Company Member

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