Posts tagged "Jenny Avery"

"Compulsion" (Next Theatre): Diary of a Mad Man

"Compulsion" (Next Theatre):  Diary of a Mad Man
Next Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of COMPULSION. Playwright Rinne Groff blurs fiction and non-fiction in his play about a novelist’s obsession with a diary. Groff imagines the real life struggle of Meyer Levin in adapting the “Diary of Anne Frank” into a stage play. Levin is portrayed as Syd Silver and played with... Read more »

"Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter" (Next Theatre): Quirky Journey to Forgiveness

"Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter" (Next Theatre):  Quirky Journey to Forgiveness
#229. Next Theatre Company presents the Midwest premiere of WELCOME HOME, JENNY SUTTER.  An amputee is discharged from the marines.  She is going home or at least that’s the plan. She missed the bus… all of the busses.   Jenny is struggling to return to her family.  She has changed.  She has lost her leg and... Read more »

"Maple & Vine" (Next Theatre): Desirable Destination with an Excessive Commute

"Maple & Vine" (Next Theatre):  Desirable Destination with an Excessive Commute
I can remember days of no cell phones, no voicemail, no answering machines.  If I wasn’t home, I missed the call.  And I was okay with that.  I knew if it was important that they would call back.  So it’s fascinating to me that not having a signal on my cell for just moments, can... Read more »
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