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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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