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The Chicago Landmark Project: 12 World Premiere Plays about Chicago Places
     

The Chicago Landmark Project: 12 World Premiere Plays about Chicago Places

by Theatre Seven of Chicago, Brooke Berman, J. Brooks, Aaron Carter, Lonnie Carter
 
The Chicago Landmark Project chronicles all twelve short plays produced by Theatre Seven of Chicago as part of a World Premiere theatrical event paying tribute to the people and places of the Windy City. Using distinct locations in zip codes from Rogers Park to the South Side, The Chicago Landmark Project offers twelve diverse snapshots of Chicago life from present

Overview

The Chicago Landmark Project chronicles all twelve short plays produced by Theatre Seven of Chicago as part of a World Premiere theatrical event paying tribute to the people and places of the Windy City. Using distinct locations in zip codes from Rogers Park to the South Side, The Chicago Landmark Project offers twelve diverse snapshots of Chicago life from present day to the distant past. From famous landmarks like Navy Pier to only-in-Chicago places like the Logan Square Farmers Market and Riverview Amusement Park, The Chicago Landmark Project uses location to create an emotional geography of life by the lake.

"...as good a portrait of the diversity of this city as you can currently find." - Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune

"...this Landmark Project should unquestionably become an annual event." - Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781463573935
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.48(d)

Meet the Author

Theatre Seven of Chicago produces new and original work that speaks directly to the diverse Chicago community with imagination and clarity. Since 2007, the company has produced thirteen standout offerings, including ten Chicago premieres. Theatre Seven's noted World Premieres include Diversey Harbor ("Hottest Ticket in Town" - Chicago Tribune), Yes, This Really Happened To Me (Critic's Choice - Chicago Reader), and Cooperstown, which earned the company nominations for one Jeff Award and two Black Theatre Alliance Awards. The company's 2009 remount of Marisa Wegrzyn's Diversey Harbor was seen by over 1,400 patrons and featured in NewCity's "Greatest Hits of the Decade." In both 2010 and 2011, Theatre Seven was named of one five finalists for the Emerging Theatre Award, presented by Broadway in Chicago and the League of Chicago Theatres. Theatre Seven of Chicago is a Resident Company at the historic Greenhouse Theater Center in the heart of Lincoln Park. The company is funded with the generous support of the Chicago Community Trust, Driehaus Foundation, Donnelley Foundation, The Saints and the City Arts Assistance Program. Learn more about Theatre Seven of Chicago and The Chicago Landmark Project at www.theatreseven.org.

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