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"Nobody in Chicago does adolescent angst quite like the Side Project... the intimate Rogers Park company treats young-adult characters as if they’re no less complicated than those in Ibsen."

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The Chicago premiere of Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-nominee Lee Blessing's 2002 play about two men and their 53-year relationship shaped by a dark and violent event in their youth that forever binds them together.

Nick Lewis, Mike Harvey, Paul Quaintance, Kipp Moorman, Jim Schmid, John Ruhaak

Bevin Mick - Stage Manager
Stephen Cone - Production Manager
Grant Sabin - Scenic Design
Josh Weckesser - Lighting Design
Nick Keenan - Sound Design
Jen Zielinski - Costume Design
Shannon O'Neill - Fight Choreographer
Ray Hughes - Dramaturg

Thief River

A Chicago Premiere by Lee Blessingdirected by Jarrett Dapier
assistant directed by Jeremy Wilson

February 22 - April 1, 2007

Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 PM
Sundays at 2 PM
Preview Performance Feb. 22nd