Nov 13: Prodigy: A Modern Family Portrait (Reading)

Brown Paper Box Company, in association with DePaul University's First Year Program present a staged reading
Prodigy: A Modern Family Portrait, a new play by Anna Schutz, with director led talk back to follow

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 7:00pm
Room 301 at The Theatre School at DePaul University | 2350 N Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

Danielle and Emily's 4-year-old daughter, Macie, shows a promising artistic gift. When gallery owner Rebecca convinces the couple to start displaying and selling Macie's paintings, playtime starts to get serious. Is Macie a prodigy, or just a kid who likes to paint? Can Danielle and Emily's marriage weather Macie's newfound fame? The characters grapple with these and other questions as they traverse the complicated world of old flames, private elementary schools, and modern art.

Staged reading featuring:
Deanalís Resto (Danielle)
Kristi Szczepanek (Emily)
Nicole Nola (Rebecca)

Director-led talkback to follow
Erin Shea Brady - Director
Anna Schutz - Playwright
Michelle Kritselis - Dramaturg
​Roy Curiale - Mix Engineer
with poster design by Charlie Sheets

This event is FREE and open to the public. RSVP is required. To RSVP, click here.

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