May 6: Church of the New Play: Three Year Summer (Reading)

05.04.2018 12:00:00
Prop Thtr presents new play reading by Amy Berryman

Church of The New Play is a weekly reading series featuring new work by local Chicago writers, devisers, and text generators of all performance forms. In each session, a new piece is read or presented followed by a talkback tailored to the artists' needs. This is an alternative to a script submission policy in that it gives creators' the space to present their work as it's meant to be experienced: live and out loud. 

Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 11 am-2 pm

Prop Thtr | 3502-04 N. Elston Ave., Chicago, IL 60618

Church of the New Play presents...Three Year Summer by Amy Berryman and directed by Denise Yvette Serna

Synopsis: Set in 2002, in the early days of the internet, and the year before the fifth Harry Potter book is released, thirteen-year-old Tommie discovers the deep, dark world of online fan fiction. As Tommie watches her parents struggle to rescue their marriage, she grapples with being a teenager and her burgeoning sexuality, taking refuge in her writing, in an imaginary friend who looks a lot like Harry Potter, and fellow fanfic nerd, Pat.

Free coffee & tea! 

This event is FREE. Reservations are not required. For more information regarding this event, clickhere.

"Behind the Curtain" is a special section of listing free events that enhance and complement your theatre-going experiences. Get an inside look at local Chicago theatre companies through forums, panel discussions, community events, and even parties. Planning to attend this "Behind the Curtain" event? Post about it on Twitter with the hashtag #BehindTheCurtain. For more upcoming events, visit




  Enter text shown in left: