Sept 25th - Oct 26th 2008 - THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF HEDDA GABLER
The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler
By Jeff Whitty
Midwest premiere directed by Dan Stermer* and Devon de Mayo*
Viaduct Theatre Mainstage, 3111 N. Western Ave.
Sept. 25-Oct. 26, 2008
Tony Award-winner Jeff Whitty of Avenue Q renown pens a mind-bending and riotously funny comedy that challenges viewers on their attachments to archetypes and stereotypes. It's the final act of Ibsen's play, and Hedda's just done herself in-again. In hopes of a rewrite, Hedda ventures out on a rollicking quest to liberate her story. She's joined by a quirky collection of other well-loved dramatic characters (Mammy, Jesus, Medea) equally eager to jump off their pages.
Mar 26th - May 3rd, 2009 - GOD'S EAR
God's Ear by Jenny Schwartz
Directed by Krissy Vanderwarker
March 26-April 26, 2009 at the Viaduct Theatre Mainstage, 3111 N. Western Ave.
God's Ear is a heartbreaking work that uses unconventional structure and language to explore a couple's relationship as they mourn the death of their son. The New York Times described the story as "... separate odysseys of suffering that intersect on some sort of psychic plain, Mel and Ted slide down a rabbit hole into an alternate reality, where a toddler cracks wise, the Tooth Fairy sings grimly comic little ditties and G.I. Joe offers family counseling."