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Citizens Play Festival
July 15-29, 2014 @ Stage 773

A new play development festival + friendly competition. Learn More →

Citizens Play Festival
Meet the playwrights & directors

Meet the playwrights & directors particpating in this year's festival. Learn More →

The Velvet Tabernacle
Monday, August 11 @ The Den Theatre

A reading in collaboration with Something Incredibly Marvelous Happens. Learn More →

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Citizens Play Festival

Citizens Play Festival

A development springboard for new plays

Citizens brings together 8 playwrights, 8 directors, and dozens of actors–working to add new stories to the theatrical canon.

Now in its third year, the festival has already kickstarted work on 20 new plays, 2 of which were produced by Fine Print–MT Cozzola’s Boy Small and Erik Gernand’s A Place in the Woods (Jeff recommended).

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Schedule – July 15-29, 2014

Week One – 8 plays
July 15 & 16

Week Two – 6 plays
July 22 & 23

Final Week – 4 plays
July 29

All shows at Stage 773, 1225 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL

Citizens Play Festival Tickets

Tickets are $10 per show, $15 per day pass, or see any show anytime with a $20 festival pass. Tickets are sold through the Stage 773 box office, online at or by phone 773-327-5252. Some fees apply, and are lowest when purchased in person at the box office.

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The Velvet Tabernacle

A reading in collaboration with Something Incredibly Marvelous Happens

The Fine Print Theatre Co., in collaboration with Something Incredibly Marvelous Happens, presents a reading of THE VELVET TABERNACLE by Michael Harris, followed by a conversation about the play.

When & Where

Monday, August 11
7:30pm – 9:30pm
The Den Theatre
1333 N Milwaukee Ave, 2nd Floor, Chicago, Illinois

$5 suggested donation at the door
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