The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht November 4th, 8:00 pm It’s Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator meets James Cagney’s The Public Enemy! Join us in 1930s Chicago for this gangster comedy that hilariously skewers pre-WWII Germany. Directed by Nathan Agin A parable play written in 1941, it chronicles the rise of Arturo […]
We regret to inform you that the HPCP General Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 26 has been canceled due to conflicting rehearsals. If you’re interested in getting involved, there will be plenty of opportunities this year. ps: Our Friday staged reading is coming up soon: November 4th! More details later this week.
Two Noel Coward One-Acts “Ways and Means” and “Star Chamber,” directed by Christopher Skyles Friday, October 7th at 8:00 pm Join us for the sparkling wit of Noel Coward with two of his plays from the Tonight at 8:30 series. The reading will be followed by the usual refreshments and discussion. It promises to be […]
by Christopher Fry directed by Paul Baker Saturday, September 24th, 3:00 – 6:00 pm Wednesday, September 28th, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Augustana Lutheran Church, 55th & Woodlawn Performances will be December 2-4 and 9-11. No appointments necessary and no need to prepare anything; we will have sides available from the play. You are welcome to […]
Our Annual Getting-Shakespeare-Off-the-Shelf Workshop The following Saturday, September 17, we bring you another tradition going into its 7thyear. This Shakespeare workshop, affectionately known as our annual “Shakespeare Boot Camp,” is a one-day workshop that provides an inviting, supportive, creative environment to explore and perform scenes from Shakespeare, get constructive feedback and have lots of fun […]