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"Under the wing of its artistic director and founder, Adam Webster, the side project has delivered another provocative success. Ten one-act plays, linked by their exploration of 'the human condition at the peak of adversity,' offer fleeting insights into failure and desire"

Windy City Times

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1706. The somewhat true, and yet entirely implausible, tenure of Colonel Daniel Parke, governor of the British Leeward Islands, as he learns about the nature of "seasoning camps," the power of corruption, the corruption of power, and the true price of sugar.

"Four Stars! Incredibly trenchant..." - Chicago Theatre Beat

"...fascinating...contemporary resonance (that) echoes for days afterwards." - WBEZ

"Recommended! A catch-all emblem for the ruthlessness and depravity of our modern, capitalized society." - CenterStage

"Recommended... worth a look!" - ChicagoCritic.com

"witty dialogue...excellent performances..." - Chicago Reader

"Recommended!" - ShowBiz Chicago

"...scary, funny, and beautifully designed..." - Ada Grey

Joel Ewing and John Henry Roberts


A World Premiere by Sean Graneydirected by Geoff Button

January 3 - February 10, 2013

January 3 & 4 Previews at 8pm; Regular Run Thurs-Sats at 7:30pm; Sundays at 3pm