The creative team behind last season's hit The Hunting of the Snark returns with a new work inspired by Kipling's classic tales. Mourning a the loss of her child, a young mother flees into Kipling’s world of magic spells, talking animals and tricks a' plenty. But when she discovers that these stories bloomed from Kipling’s own grief, she begins searching for something deeper.
Andrew Bailes, Emily Gann, Alexis Randolph, Errol McLendon, Christian Stokes, Austin Oie, Casey Pilkenton, Kesley Shipley & Suzanna Ziko
“ ... a frightening treat for both horror and theater fans alike.
”— Chicago Stage Review
A deadly virus infects a small town, and a tiny radio station is under siege. The cult hit book and film, described by WhatWouldTotoWatch.com as "Talk Radio meets 28 Days Later," appeared onstage for the first time anywhere in Strawdog’s Hugen Hall in 2012. The world premiere, not-to-be-missed production is back in 2014.
Jacob Alexander, Anita Deely, Nikki Klix
& Jamie Vann
Photography by Tom McGrath
Acclaimed director, member of The Inconvenience and Jackalope Theatre Co-Founder Gus Menary makes his Strawdog debut at the helm of the world premiere of Brett Neveu’s psychological superhero-noir about life questions, death realities and the ultimate consequences of trusting those who tell us to "keep the faith." Detective Partner Hero Villain also introduces the world to a new superhero, The Fantastic Phenomenon as he battles his arch nemesis, Supernova.
Sam Guinan-Nyhart, Tim Parker, Marc Rita
& John Wilson
“ RECOMMENDED… compelling…the sort of potboiler Kierkegaard might have penned if he were really into comic books. ”— Chicago Reader