May 27: Church of the New Play: Finnegan's Wake (Reading)

05.16.2018 12:00:00
Prop Thtr presents new play reading by Aniello Fontano

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 27, 2018 at 11 am-2 pm

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



Church of the New Play presents...Finnegan's Wake by Aniello Fontano

Synopsis: A group of lifelong friends gather at a bar to celebrate a birthday. After finding a worn copy of James Joyce's "Finnegan's Wake" in the back office, they attempt to analyze the novel over flowing beer and gallows humor. Shots of bottom shelf whiskey, laughs, confessions, and haymakers propel them through the night as one of their own contemplates sharing a secret that will change the course of their lives forever.
Free coffee and tea will be provided as well as a talkback after the reading!

This event is FREE and open to the public. Reservations are not required. For more information regarding this event, click here.


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