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Chopin Theatre Mainstage
1543 W. Division Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
773-278-1500
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Parking is a bit tight in this neighborhood. There is paybox parking on Milwaukee and on Ashland and Division. Paybox parking is free on Sundays
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If you're taking kids, make sure you take something to snack on during intermission. They don't really have anything for kids. I took crackers and it worked out well.
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Written by Sylvan Oswald

Directed by Bonnie Metzgar

Woyzeck doesn’t really exist — the work was left unfinished by Georg Büchner upon his death in 1837. The original manuscript is fragmented, crossed out and chemically altered. For decades, the incomplete work has fascinated avant-garde arts and scholars who have studied and adapted it.  The Woyzeck Project seeks to encourage today’s Chicago arts community to respond to what has been famously called the first working-class tragedy. 

Pony is a world premiere by Sylvan Oswald, directed by About Face Artistic Director Bonnie Metzgar as part of The Woyzeck Project. The production features Starring Jessica Hudson, Matthew Sherbach, Kelli Simpkins*, Janet Ulrich Brooks*, and Kristina Valada-Viars*

*Indicates member of Actor’s Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers.