"Still is a thought-provoking narrative of a taboo topic, and a strong season opener. . ."
By Jen Silverman
Directed by Georgette Verdin
September 29 - October 30
Constantinople has been dead for two days, but that's the least of his worries. He has to find his mother before it's too late, and his already stiff body shuts down for good. As he searches an unfamiliar world filled with women he doesn't understand, his mother, Morgan must learn to grieve the son she never knew.
Jen Silverman's work has been produced off-Broadway by the Playwrights Realm (Crane Story), by Clubbed Thumb (Phoebe in Winter), Actor’s Theatre of Louisville (The Roommate, Wondrous Strange), Yale Repertory Theatre (The Moors) and InterAct Theatre in Philadelphia (The Dangerous House of Pretty Mbane). She has developed plays as workshop-productions at the Cherry Lane Mentor Project (The Hunters), Juilliard (Wild Blue and Still) and Playwrights Horizons Theatre School (That Poor Girl and How He Killed Her). This is the play's midwest premier.
"Interrobang has always had a strong ensemble, and these four actors are no exception. Nerber faces a huge challenge, playing a baby who will never age or progress, and his Constantinople is both sympathetic and utterly memorable. As mother Morgan, Elyce aptly showcases the wide range of thoughts and feelings of an intelligent woman who never thought she’d be a mother, then wanted nothing more, only to have her dreams dashed at the last possible moment. Gise’s Dolores is perfectly rough around the edges, but she never goes into Goth cliché." -- Chicago Theater Beat
Flesh and Blood
For those wondering, "Whats an interrobang?", it is the combination of a question mark and exclamation point, joining the Latin word for “question” (interro) with a proofreading term for “exclamation” (bang). Through the plays we produce, Interrobang Theatre Project aims to pose questions that challenge our understanding and assumptions of who we are and the world in which we live.
Interrobang Theatre Project (ITP) produces visceral and timely works, rarely produced texts, and new American plays. We strive to excite a new generation of theatergoers, to engage our community through challenging plays, to maintain an environment in which artists can do their very best work, and to change our world one play at a time. ITP is not recommended for audiences who prefer theatre to be benign or familiar.
Now in its seventh season, ITP is under the artistic leadership of James Yost and Georgette Verdin. Founded in 2010 by Jeffry Stanton, ITP has been hailed by the Chicago Tribune as a “company to watch” and by Time Out Chicago as “one of Chicago’s most promising young theatre companies.”
Over the past six seasons, productions have included the world premiere of Ibsen is Dead by Calamity West, the Midwest premiere of The Argument by Gregory Moss, the Jeff Award Recommended The Pitchfork Disney, Terminus, Orange Flower Water, Speaking in Tongues, Here Lies Henry, Really Really, Recent Tragic Events, and the critically-acclaimed Hot ‘N’ Throbbing, which Time Out Chicago’s 5-star review called a “scintillating revival.”
Tickets for Jen Silverman's Still, for performances beginning September 28, 2016.
Tickets for Jessica Dickey's The Amish Project, for performances beginning November 12, 2016.
Tickets for Deanna Jent's Falling, for performances beginning March 16, 2017.
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