AstonRep Theatre Company 2017-2018 SEASON Preview

AstonRep Theatre Company has announced its 2017-2018 season, which includes a stage adaptation of 1984, The Laramie Project, and a festival of one act plays by the playwright Tennessee Williams.

The season kicks off on September 14th with an adaptation of George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel, 1984. This haunting tale of totalitarianism was adapted for the stage by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall Jr. and William A. Miles.

Robert Tobin, director of 1984 Photo courtesy of AstonRep
Derek Bertelsen, director of The Laramie Project Photo courtesy of AstonRep

In the winter, AstonRep will present of a series of one act plays by one of the 20th century’s most renowned playwrights, Tennessee Williams.

The season will conclude with The Laramie Project, premiering on June 7th. The play tackles the aftermath of the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, a young gay man studying at the University of Wyoming.

AstonRep Theatre Company Season Preview
From AstonRep's 2017 production of "Time Stands Still" Photo courtesy of AstonRep Theatre Company

Where and when:

1984
September 14 – October 8, 2017
The Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St.

Festival of one act plays by Tennessee Williams
Winter 2018
Location TBA

The Laramie Project
June 7 – July 8, 2018
The Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St.

Note: This is now added to the Picture this Post round up of 2017 2018 SEASON PREVIEWS.  To find out more about other exciting programming coming to Chicago’s stages this upcoming season, click here to read — 

2017-2018 SEASON PREVIEWS– Guide to Upcoming Shows in Chicago

Tickets:

Tickets will go on sale at a later date. For more information, visit AstonRep Theatre Company’s website.

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