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By August Strindberg
In a new version by Conor McPherson
Directed by Henry Wishcamper
In the intimate confines of the Writers bookstore space, this Dance will leave you gasping at every barbed word and sly seduction.
Writers Theatre performs Tuesday – Sunday evenings, with select matinee performances.For a full calendar of shows, visit our online show calendar.
Run time of the show: 2 hours and 15 minutes with one 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
Philip Earl Johnson*
Henry Wishcamper (Director)
Kevin Depinet (Scenic Designer)
Rachel Laritz (Costume Designer)
Keith Parham (Lighting Designer)
Josh Schmidt (Sound Designer)
Julie Eberhardt (Props Designer)
Tommy Rapley (Choreographer)
Greg Allen (Assistant Director)
Rebecca Pechter (Stage Manager)
*Denotes a member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers
“As good as it can possibly be!
What [Larry Yando and Shannon Cochran] do here…is so
horrifically compelling as to be almost beyond praise.”
–The Wall Street Journal
“Pure dynamite! Every second is worth the price of admission.”
“Intensely intimate. An impassioned, fever dream of a play.”
– Chicago Tribune
“The Dance of Death is mesmerizing. Emblazon it on your must-see list.”
– Chicago on the Aisle
“A scalding production!
The stunning acting…grips the viewer with uncompromising intensity.”
– Chicagoland Theater Reviews
“A must-see! You will be glued to your seat.”
– Around the Town Chicago
“Don’t miss this mesmerizing evening of theater.
An emotional roller coaster ride!”
– Chicago Splash
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