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Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
773-327-5252
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"Brutal Imagination"
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1 review
3 stars
attended Apr 09 2011

Interesting story, poetically written, and beautifully acted, especially by D'wayne Taylor; his performance was a revelation.

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Cornelius Eady’s poem cycle Brutal Imagination was a finalist for the National Book Award.

Description

Written by Cornelius Eady

Directed by Jason Beck

Brutal Imagination_, is a two-person play exploring the relationship between Susan Smith (a South Carolina mother who drowned her children 1994) and the imaginary black man who she invented as the murderer. It plumbs the power of imagination and the eye of the media-saturated world through starkly haunting stage poetry. _

About the Ticket Supplier: Stage 773

The name Stage 773 expresses the company’s mission to celebrate the richness, creativity, innovation and spirit of Chicago’s off-loop theatre movement.