The Twins Would Like to Say
World Premiere by Seth Bockley and Devon de Mayo
A Steppenwolf Visiting Company Initiative
February - April 2010, Steppenwolf’s Merle Reskin Garage Theatre, 1624 N. Halsted
A promenade performance that breathes life into the extraordinary true story of identical twins June and Jennifer Gibbons. The young girls made a secret and powerful pact that went unbroken for over 20 years: speak to no adult, decide everything together, do everything in unison. But in the privacy of their room, the girls’ fantasy life blossomed as they wrote hyper-kinetic novels of teenage lust and rebellion. We will be joined in repertory with shows by Pavement Group and XIII Pocket.
Dead Letter Office
World Premiere by Ben Viccellio
June 9-July 18, Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph
This project is presented in association with Chicago DCA Theater and with the generous support of the Young Leaders' Fund of the Chicago Community Trust.
Aidan cannot remember how long he has worked in the Dead Letter Office—For years, he has spent his days sifting through the detritus of the postal system, searching for anything of value, and, finally, disposing of the “lost” correspondence. And all along, he has done this alone. And then comes Je T’aime—a girl who wastes no time falling in love, in the hopes that someone will fall in love with her. An aspiring actress with a mountain of debt, she tries to seduce the lonely postal worker. And, in doing so, uncovers a secret from his past, a secret that is buried deep within the walls of the building, a secret that would otherwise die with the imminent destruction of the post office. It's Endgame meets The Pillowman.
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