Twice, Thrice, Frice…

The World Premiere
Co-Produced with International Voices Project
Written by Fouad Teymour
Directed by Patrizia Acerra

October 1–November 10, 2019

In this 100-minute comedy, three Muslim women confront adultery and polygamy when one of their husbands marries a second wife. Friendship, fidelity, and faith are called into question as each woman reevaluates bonds once believed unbreakable, and discovers humor amongst the heartbreak.

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West Ridge Story Festival

A Collection of Staged Readings
Written by West Ridge Community Members

December 14–17, 2019

West Ridge Story Festival features original plays written by members of this diverse Chicago neighborhood during our long-term residency. We invite you to visit West Ridge and enter the narratives of this community's residents, which are both distinct and reflective of diverse neighborhoods across the US.



My Dear Hussein

The World Premiere
Written by Nahal Navidar

March 17–April 19, 2020

A child, a toy dog, and a ruthless dictator walk into a war zone and fanciful imagination breaks free. This surrealistic tale of a four-year-old Iranian girl unfolds amidst the carnage of the Iran-Iraq War. The lines between playful fantasy and brutal warfare are gradually blurred as ugly realities become harder to mask.