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2017 - 2018 Season

"The Way We Are"

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“The Way We Are” is a season-long snapshot with today's faces.
It's about familiar people who navigate timeless challenges.

What we do informs who we are...
in our growing up, and in our living, and in our dying.

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I Saw My Neighbor on the Train and I Didn't Even Smile

Surely Goodness and Mercy


Sagittarius Ponderosa

Our Townselect
by Thornton Wilder

Sept 9 to Oct 8, 2017 (Previews Sept 6, 7, 8)
Opening Matinee 
Sat, Sept 9, 3pm

A Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece of the 20th century is brought lovingly into the 21st century. Redtwist Associate Artistic Director James Fleming directs an intimate production of this American classic as a love letter to Chicago's many communities and a reminder that life's most ordinary moments are often the most profound.

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selectI Saw My Neighbor on the Train and I Didn't Even Smile
by Suzanne Heathcote

Nov 18 to Dec 18, 2017 (Previews Nov 15, 16, 17)
Opening Matinee 
Sat, Nov 18, 3pm

There is no show on Thu, Nov 23.
 Closing show is on Monday, December 18 at 7:30pm

Chicago Premiere. A charming, funny drama about the challenges of three generations of alienated women in a family with vastly different personalities. They immediately disrupt each others’ lives, then drastically change each others’ worlds, and finally enrich each others’ souls.

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Surely Goodness and Mercyselect
by Chisa Hutchinson

Feb 17 to Mar 18, 2018 (Previews Feb 14, 15, 16)
Opening Matinee 
Sat, Feb 17, 3pm

Chicago Premiere. A powerful new drama with incredible heart and humor. Tino is a Newark schoolboy sent to live with an abusive aunt after his mother dies protecting him in a street fight. Seeking solace, Tino befriends the cantankerous lunch lady at school who has been diagnosed with MS. The moving, heartwarming climax shows these two unlikely friends helping each other navigate a harsh world.

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April 21 to May 20, 2018 (Previews April 18, 19, 20)
Opening Matinee 
Sat, April 21, 3pm

Watch this space for news about another great Redtwist Show.

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Sagittarius Ponderosaselect
by MJ Kaufman

June 30 to July 29, 2018 (Previews June 27, 28, 29)
Opening Matinee
 Sat, June 30, 3pm

Chicago Premiere. Archer (still Angela to his family) returns home to the forests of eastern Oregon to care for his sick father. At night under the oldest Ponderosa Pine, he meets a stranger who knows the history of the forests. Sagittarius Ponderosa reveals the enduring ties between the roots beneath our feet and the mysteries of the human heart…and the journey of personal identity we all must take to become ourselves. PENDING CONFIRMATION

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