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1909 W. Byron St., Chicago, 60613 | directions
Written by William Inge
Directed by Will Davis

Closeted and dogged by an acute sense of failure for most of his life until he ended it, William Inge wrote some of the great lyrical plays of the American mid-century, and Picnic was his masterpiece, his playground and, quite possibly, his fantasy. In this loving reimagining, Will Davis puts Inge at the center of his Pulitzer Prize-winning play and animates what is both sacred and profane about small town life against the backdrop of dust bowl hymns. Part séance, part love letter to a ghost, this Picnic explores a life lived at the periphery of one’s own desire.

     RUN: Mar 17 - Apr 23, 2017

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