May 13: Peg (A Staged Reading)
Broken Nose Theatre presents a staged reading by Liam Fitzgerald
Two seasons ago, BNT launched The Paper Trail, a new play development program in which an outside playwright is matched with someone in the BNT family to not only bring their story idea to fruition but also to help find it a home by submitting it to theaters across the country.
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 7-9 pm
Bookspan space at The Den Theatre | 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
Past productions through The Paper Trail program include Michael Allen Harris's Kingdom produced with BNT earlier this year and has received a Jeff Award nomination for best play. Michele Stine's Options is currently in search of a home now.
The third script is Peg by Liam Fitzgerald. Directed by James Fleming and featuring the acting talents of Stephanie Shum and Gage Wallce, this raunchy, raucous two-hander will be followed by a brief audience feedback session immediately after the reading. Doors will open at 6:45 pm. Beverages and snack items will be available at the bar.
Synopsis: For Peg and Steve, it's a pretty average evening. They've opened up a bottle of wine, dinner is being prepped, and a package of new sex toys has arrived in the mail. Only this time, it's a little different. Tonight, Peg's going to...flip the script...the...sex script. You know...with...the...like, putting...she's gonna peg him. Like the titular...you know what we mean. And even though he signed off on this idea originally, Steve is having second thoughts. Soon enough, both he and she are forced to face their own kinks, quirks, and societal conditioning, as they adjust to a world where gender politics follows them everywhere – including the bedroom.
Content Warning: This play features language of an explicitly sexual nature, discussed very casually. Which makes it very funny.
This event is FREE or pay-what-you can. Reservations are highly recommended. To reserve tickets, click here. For more details, click here.
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