N. Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago seems to be a hotspot for OU alums. Fiona Kyle’s I WILL NOT LET YOU GO is being presented Monday, August 5th as part of a night of new works as part of Something Incredibly Marvelous Happens, A Festival of Magical Realism. More details available at http://somethingmarvelous.org/#events
Fiona Kyle’s “I Will Not Let You Go” gets Chicago Reading
Aaron Carter’s Play Debuts in Steppenwolf’s First Look.
This month, alum Aaron Carter’s THE GOSPEL OF FRANKLIN can be see at Steppenwolf (starting tonight!). Aaron’s play is part of Steppenwolf’s First Look Season. OU’s own Associate Professor of Playwriting Erik Ramsey is on board as the dramaturg. Break legs to all involved! Congratulations, Aaron! Visit the link to find all performance dates and to purchase tickets.
For more information check out the play’s page on Steppenwolf’s website.
Dana Lynn Formby Reading At Silent Theatre in Chicago
This Sunday, August 4th, in Chicago, alumna Dana Lynn Formby has a reading of her new comedy UNTIL DEATH at Silent Theatre new HQ space, 1914 N. Milwaukee, 3rd floor at 5:00 PM. It’s FREE. Fine spirits will be available for a suggested donation. Until Death is part of the American Demigods Local Heroes reading series, running every Sunday in August.
J. Merrill Motz Opens New Play at Minnesota Fringe Festival
This Friday, BOXCUTTER HARMONICA by alum J. Merrill Motz opens at the Minnesota Fringe Festival. BOXCUTTER HARMONICA is a collaboration between the Minneapolis-based playwright and his longtime friend, Chicago playwright Randall Colburn, shedding light on obsession, greed, greatness, and the devil’s singular fascination with collecting souls.