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"Reinforc[es] the side project's status as one of the city's premiere storefront destinations."

Time Out Chicago

Cut to the Quick: Splinters and Shrapnel

An Evening of One Acts

November 16 -
December 21, 2008

"[White is] terrifically enigmatic..." (CHICAGO TRIBUNE)

"['Autophagy' is] the Hypocrites founder's best realization thus far of his peculiarly distancing Grand Guignol style." (TIME OUT CHICAGO)

"CRITIC'S CHOICE! Expertly curated...incisive marvels of verbal economy." (CHICAGO READER)

"Kudos...exactly what November and December require." (TIME OUT CHICAGO)

"3 1/2 STARS. A theatrical event deserving of much attention. Should not be missed." (CHICAGOSTAGEREVIEW.COM)

"FOUR STARS. Brief, wickedly dark plays...strikingly original and chilling...a revelatory thrill." (TIME OUT CHICAGO)

"Reinforc[es] the side project's status as one of the city's premiere storefront destinations." (TIME OUT CHICAGO)

stories of our skewed world - & how we skew it

FEATURING

Autophagy by Sean Graney, directed by Amanda Berg Wilson
Dead Mouse hasn't met Adam's new $145,000 robot, and Adam knows nothing yet of Dead Mouse's Magic! show. A special afternoon between two old friends, and a new one, in this Midwest premiere by the writer of The Fourth Graders Present an Unnamed Love Suicide.

Dead Weight by Joseph Talarico, directed by Nathan Robbel
Jane and Rebecca are your typical, oblivious teenage girls with earth-shattering concerns, which seem petty to the outside world, which actually is shattering. War, unlike opportunity, keeps knocking in this darkly comic world premiere.

Little Green Men by Dominic Orlando, directed by Adam Webster
Verm has been held prisoner for 50 years. Parker is the new zealous government interrogator determined to get answers that his predecessor did not. Let the games begin in this remount of our 2004 hit (as part of Tail Eats Snake).

Three Hymns of Apathy by Robert Tenges, directed by Brandon Ray
In two alternating monologues, Melanie and Jason sift through the rubble of their past, both shared and respective, and try to cling to what little they have left, with varying degrees of success. the side project re-pairs with playwright Tenges, who's Strangers Knocking was named to the Chicago Tribune's Best of 2005 list.



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