Executive Producer

Annamarie MacLeod

Mocha Crow

Jill Gruenwald

Susan and Fred Lamb

Michele MacLeod

Colin Reeves

Mandy Stertz

Suresh

Beth Copeland

Nick Daniel

Jacob Hustedt

Mike Lamb

McKenna Prohov

Jordan Schildcrout

Sandra and Jeremy Stobbs

Rebecca Willett

Morgan Crouch

Teresa and David Dodd

Emily LeClair

Annamarie MacLeod

David Prouty

Katie Smith

Bruce Sumner

Mary Ellen Willson

A huge thank you to each of our Kickstarter backers!

 

 

 

Body Awareness

by Annie Baker

 

Performing at 2416 W. North Ave.

 

Wednesday 11/5, Thursday 11/6, Sunday 11/9,

Tuesday 11/11, Thursday 11/13, and Saturday 11/15

All shows at 7:30pm

 

$15 suggested donation

BYOB

 

             Joyce lives with her girlfriend Phyllis, a university professor, and her 21-year old son Jared, who might have Asperger’s syndrome. The uneasy balance in their home gets turned on its head when a photographer, famous for his nude portraits of women, comes to stay as part of Body Awareness Week at the local college. While Phyllis dismisses the portraits as exploitative, Joyce can’t help but find them beautiful. So begins a week of self-reflection and self-discovery in this contemporary family’s life. With wit and compassion, ‘Body Awareness’ by  Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker (The Aliens, Circle Mirror Transformation, The Flick) explores whether we can ever really be right.

 

Directed by Katherine Lamb

 

Assistant Directed by Morgan Crouch

 

Starring Colin Reeves, Justine Serino,

Nicole Tuthill, and Reilly Willson

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'Highly Recommended' by Chicago Theatre Review

"...nothing gets in the way of what always needs to come to the forefront of any production, whether at Dandelion or the Goodman: the acting and story. And this production of Body Awareness certainly has both of those."

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