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“The People of Chicago” by Helen Valenta

Chicago New Work Festival

What would you do if you were depressed and had no one to turn to? What if your cat was also depressed and wouldn’t share his Prozac, your friends are all slackers listening to 90s music in subterranean bars and you had no inner resources? And the... read more

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“You Must Act Now” by Michael Higgins

Chicago New Work Festival

Master salesman Joe Barkman never worried much about truth. As king of the TV infomercial, he made millions hawking products like Super Fork™ – the fork that will change your life! But when a mysterious young fan arrives on his doorstep, Joe is fo... read more

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"The British Exit” by Edward Thomas-Herrera

Chicago New Work Festival

Edmund is an ambitious young drama student who desperately wants to impress his faculty advisor, Mr. Swovik. But when Mr. Swovik falls asleep during a performance of Edmund’s latest production, Edmund watches those hopes evaporate as he speculates... read more

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“Paper Dreams” by Lyra Yang

Chicago New Work Festival

Paper Dream is a two-act play which sets in Angel Island Immigration Detention Center, San Francisco Bay in 1930s. We follow the journey of a group of Chinese women–a self-imposed aristocratic lady, her claimed poetry-loving daughter, a mother of ... read more

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“I’m Not the Darkness: The Kellyanne Conway Story” by Kristen Field

Chicago New Work Festival

As Kellyanne Conway deals with the war waging inside her after getting Donald Trump elected to the highest office in the country, she finds herself attacked from all sides: her kids hate her, people want her dead, and no one thinks she can sing. I... read more

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Heart of Fairy

by Laura Scruggs

Fairy Hannah Candy Glitkle was raised in a village populated only by fairies and her fairy godmother. The Fairy Queen taught her that she should only marry other fairies. Meanwhile, in Dragon Land, Dragon Trevor Tale seeks out other dragons to da... read more

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