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This clever and captivating new drama explores what it means to be human, the complicated nature of familial relationships and the moments in life that we might choose to forget, if given the chance.
Directed by Kimberly Senior in the bookstore venue, Marjorie Prime will take audiences on a twisting journey into uncharted theatrical terrain.
Tuesdays – Saturdays 7:30pm
select Wednesdays at 3:00pm
(Tess, 10/21/15 - 2/14/16)
|Mary Ann Thebus
(Tess, 2/16/16 - 3/13/16)
| John Henry Roberts
(u/s Jon, Walter)
Jordan Harrison (Playwright)
Kimberly Senior (Director)
Amber Gensterblum (Assistant Director)
David Castellanos (Production Stage Manager)
Mallory Bass (Assistant Stage Manager)
Brian Sidney Bembridge (Scenic & Lighting Designer)
Jenny Mannis (Costume Designer)
Rick Sims (Sound Designer/Composer)
Carolyn Cristofani (Properties Designer)
An altogether excellent new play. Brilliantly directed by Kimberly Senior.”
“Masterfully acted. [The] sterling quartet of actors…mesh like a string quartet.”
“Brilliant! A truly brave and beautiful production.”
“[An] elegant script… gorgeous in its writing and skilled in its execution.”
“Marjorie Prime is compelling and whip-smart.”
“The acting is superb.”
“All four actors pack in a huge amount of emotion and characterization.”
“This is a well directed, well written, well acted and highly technical, powerful production that tells a story that will make you think.”
Around the Town Chicago
“I suspect this will rank as a major play of the decade and
we are unlikely to see a better staging.”
“Director Kimberly Senior masterfully directs this superb ensemble.”
Post-Show Conversation: The Word & The Artist
Stay in your seats to join us after every Wednesday evening performance (excluding previews) for a 15-minute discussion of the play, facilitated by a member of the WT Artistic Team. Every other week, actors from the production will also participate in the discussion.
The Making of... Marjorie Prime >>
Monday, January 11, 2016, 6:30pm
Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes?
Literary Manager Bobby Kennedy will lead a conversation and question-and-answer session with actress Mary Ann Thebus. Free and open to the public. RSVP required* >>
*NOTE: This event is now full. If you would like to be added to our waiting list, please contact the box office and they will let you know if a seat opens becomes available.
ASL-Interpreted performance: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 3pm
Open-Captioned performance: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 3pm
Sunday, December 6, 2015, 3:30pm
Is Artificial Intelligence good and when will it get here?
Join us for a conversation with Douglas Downey, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at Northwestern University. Free and open to the public. RSVP required.
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