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Directed by Writers Theatre favorite William Brown (The Liar, A Little Night Music, Heartbreak House), Port Authority will leave you reveling in the rough lyricism of its language and moved by the poignancy of its stories of lost love, big dreams and the consequences of even our smallest choices.
Port Authority is not intended for younger audiences. Contains profanity and descriptions of adult situations.
Writers Theatre performs Tuesday – Sunday evenings, with select matinee performances. For a full calendar of shows, visit our online show calendar.
Run time: Approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes with no intermission.
For performances listed as “Sold Out” we offer the option for standby tickets. Please contact the Box Office at 847-242-6000 for more information, or to arrange standby tickets for a performance.
Tuesday – Wednesday 7:30pm
Thursday – Saturday 8:00pm
William Brown (Director)
Martin Andrew (Scenic Designer)
Rachel Laritz (Costume Designer)
Sarah Hughey (Lighting Designer)
Andrew Hansen (Sound Designer)
Julie Eberhardt (Props Designer)
Eva Breneman (Dialect Coach)
Dana Nestrick (Stage Manager)
Cara Parrish (Assistant Stage Manager)
*Denotes a member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers
“A flawless revival. You'll never see so tiny a theater used
with more flexibility or imagination.”
– The Wall Street Journal
“Honest, resonant and moving. The language in this piece
is just beautiful and its human insights profound.”
“An exercise in pure storytelling. These actors hold you at rapt attention.”
– Chicago Sun-Times
“Exquisitely acted. [A] lovely, appropriately haunting staging
[featuring] three…acute, meticulous performances.”
– Time Out Chicago
“[These] aren't just good actors. They're first-rate storytellers.”
– The Daily Herald
“Riveting. Three performances of the highest quality.”
– Chicagoland Theater Reviews
“[This] quietly blistering trio of monologues…won’t easily leave your thoughts.”
– Showbiz Chicago
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