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"Kudos...exactly what November and December require."

Time Out Chicago

Cut to the Quick: Splayed Verbiage

An Evening of One Acts

November 16 -
December 21, 2008

"[78 is] poignant..."
"[Ethnic Cleansing Day] crackles with Pinteresque menace..." (CHICAGO READER)

"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)

A festival of 10-minute plays with no time to waste!

Yes to Everything by Philip Dawkins, directed by Lavina Jadhwani
78 by Laurel Haines, directed by Gina LoPiccolo
The New Lonely by Andrew Hinderaker, directed by Vance Smith
Space by Laura Jacqmin, directed by Megan Schuchman
One Lucky Duck by Matthew Swaye, directed by Gina LoPiccolo
The Best Christmas Ever by Amy Whittenberger, directed by Kyra Lewandowski
Not That (But Something Else) by Brian Golden, directed by Chelsea Marcantel
Agony in the Garden by Crystal Skillman, directed by Dan Foss
O'Dark Thirty by Aaron Carter, directed by Daniel Caffrey
Ethnic Cleansing Day by Brett Neveu, directed by Eric Ziegenhagen
Slave Day by Wilderness Sarchild, directed by Mignon McPherson-Nance
Black and White by Mark Young, directed by Anna C. Bahow