The setting is a small Oklahoma town in the early 1920s and the home of the Flood family. Here we find Rubin, a traveling salesman for a harness firm; Cora, his sensitive and lovely wife; Sonny, their little boy; and Reenie, their teenage daughter. A series of short stories unfolds, including the fight between a husband and wife; the fear of an overly shy young girl on going to a dance; the problems of an introverted little boy who feels that the whole world is against him; the corroding marriage of Cora's rowdy sister; and the tragedy of a military school cadet who suffers from the stigma of being a Jew in an alien community. There is dark at the top of everyone's stairs, but it can be dissipated by understanding, tolerance and compassion.
Choose a DateSeptember 2018
There is a small parking lot behind the theatre, which we share with St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Enter this parking lot on Oakdale St. There is a second parking lot on the corner of Southport Ave. and Oakdale St. Enter this parking lot on Southport Ave. Note: The St. Alphonsus lots are no longer free, they now have a "Pay and Display" system in place. If both parking lots are full, there are two City of Chicago parking lots within a few blocks of the theatre. 1. Ashland and Barry Aves.--go 2 blocks WEST to Ashland Ave. and 1 block NORTH to Barry Ave. 2. Belmont and Greenview Aves.--go 1 block WEST to Greenview Ave. and 2 blocks NORTH to Belmont Ave.
Yes - groups of 10 or more receive discounts. Call 773-325-9655 for group reservations.
Yes (an elevator is in the building) Contact the box office at 773-404-7336 for arranged seating
Cash or Credit Card. Purchase online at our website, http://www.eclipsetheatre.com