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12 Star Starred
Chicago Dramatists Theatre
at the three-way intersection of Chicago, Milwaukee and Ogden 1105 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago, IL 60622
312-633-0630
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Barb
Avoid D'Augustino's pizza. It is right around the corner but service was terrible. After waiting 50 minutes for our food, it had not arrived and the server was clueless. We left without eating but did make it to the play on time.
At the Center dining Oct 31 2014 star this tip starred
K-Dawg
The weather was super cold. I wore hoddie and jacket with jeans .
Blacula: Young, Black and Undead dress Nov 26 2013 star this tip starred
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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 23 2008

Great play. Funny, witty, and heartfelt. Acting was fantastic.

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1 review
4 stars
attended Oct 26 2008

Beautifully acted, directed and written - laughed, cried - very interesting, sweet experience

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Description

Written by Marisa Wegrzyn

Directed by Richard Shavzin

Country singer Hewitt Finley has shot himself in the head and his daughter, Roby, is hitting the road, hoping to leave behind her failed music career and the boyfriend who can’t say her name. With a folding chair handcuffed to one hand and a guitar case full of stolen cash in the other, Roby hitchhikes her way home to Burkeville, Texas to save her heart-sick little sister. Roby’s twin, Dad’s mistress, and the owner of the cash all end up on the Finley porch to fight over Dad’s royalties and their hatred of the song that made him famous.

About the Ticket Supplier: Chicago Dramatists

Chicago Dramatists is a professional theatre, dedicated to the development and advancement of playwrights and new plays. The primary goal is to discover, develop and promote the new plays and playwrights that will contribute to the established theatre repertoire, and enrich the lives of future theatre audiences. The organization provides both beginning and established playwrights opportunities to expand their professional affiliations, showcase their work to the theatre marketplace, and collaborate with actors, directors, dramaturgs and audiences during the creative process. From first draft to final product, writers are exposed to audience responses to their work, critiques and support from peer playwrights, and administrative and artistic leadership from Chicago Dramatists' staff.