June 24: Church of the New Play: The Truffle Pig Talkback(Reading)

06.18.2018 12:00:00
Prop Thtr presents new play reading by Rory Jobst

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, June 24, 2018 at 11 am-2 pm

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

Church of the New Play presents...Truffle Pig Talkback by Rory Jobst

Synopsis: A talkback or "Q and A" after the screening of a film can reveal a lot about the film and even more about the filmmaker. The craft. The motivation. The context. The relevance. However, a talkback can also reveal much about the moderator and the audience...those who ask the questions. A talkback can also fail to reveal any potential issues about a film, giving way to flattery and civility as a means of to fall into good favor with the artist. Filmmaker Trent Colton is blessed with the opportunity of a talkback for his meta-film A & Q, a film about a similar kind of post-movie talkback. The proceedings go politely and appropriately to plan...until a disgruntled cinephile rebels against the noxious bootlicking and takes matters into his own hands.

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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