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January 13th, 2010 § 0 comments


WNEP Theater presents The (edward) Hopper Project 
Incubator Series Showcase for Spandex 
Coming Up Next: Wiggerlover [white boy + black dad = grey areas] 
WNEP Theater presents The (edward) Hopper Project 

 

Opens this Friday, January 15
Storefront Theater
66 E. Randolph Street
Presented by WNEP Theater.

WNEP Theater brings to life a mosaic of characters inspired by the paintings of American realist artist Edward Hopper. In a series of vignettes and short moments written by WNEP company members, a dozen actors follow Hopper’s New York from dawn to dark and thrust the audience into the quiet desperation and dark comedy of the city.

January 15 – February 21
Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30pm;
Sundays at 3pm
No performance on Friday, February 12
Audio description and sign language interpretation: Sunday, January 24 at 3pm

Tickets are $20; $15 seniors and students;
$15 groups (10 or more)
To purchase tickets call the Box Office at
312.742.TIXS (8497) or click here.


Related Events

Nighthawk Sandwich
Wednesdays, January 20 – February 7, 7:30pm
Storefront Theater, $5
For those who want more, WNEP Theater stages additional scenes inspired by Hopper’s Nighthawks.

Post-show Discussion
Storefront Theater, Free Admission
Thursday, January 21, following the 7:30pm performance

The Mourning Show
Tuesday, February 9, 7pm
Claudia Cassidy Theater, Free Admission
Professor H. Peter Steeves presents live music, dance, theater and more to examine the relationship between art and mourning.

Incubator Series Showcase for Spandex 

Monday, January 25, 7:30pm
Studio Theater in the Chicago Cultural Center
Presented by Wishbone Theatre Collective.

Wishbone Theatre Collective produces original works of theatre that encourage diverse audiences to embrace the thrill of chance and the incredible possibilities that lie in the unknown. This ensemble-developed project will explore the complexities of heroism as it relates to the individual and societal perception.
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Reservations Encouraged.
Pay-what-you-can: $5 suggested donation
To make your reservations call the Box Office at
312.742.TIXS (8497) or click here.

Coming Up Next: Wiggerlover [white boy + black dad = grey areas] 

Opens Friday, February 5
Studio Theater in the Chicago Cultural Center
Presented by JAZ.

Part memoir, part editorial, all comedy, this is the totally too-good-to-be-true story of an interracial family in Chicago, 1979. Actor/writer James Anthony Zoccoli gives a retrospective account of his life as little Jimmy: a half-Italian, half-Polish kid who thinks he’s all Black when his White mother remarries an African-American man.

February 15 – 22
Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays at 7:30pm; Sundays at 3pm
No performance on Friday, February 12 or Monday, February 15

 

 

Tickets are $20; $15 seniors and students;
$10 groups (10 or more)
To purchase tickets call the Box Office at
312.742.TIXS (8497) or click here.

 

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs Theaters offer downtown audiences the opportunity to experience Chicago’s vibrant off-Loop theater scene with an innovative and exciting look at the many diverse theater companies that call Chicago home.

For tickets to any DCA Theater event, call (312) 742-TIXS (8497) or visitwww.dcatheater.org.


 


Article one: Photo and illustration by John W. Sisson, Jr.
Article three: Photo by Glenville Barriger. Design by Tom Hickey.

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