June 12 – July 1, 2012
1225 W Belmont Ave
Winner of the Fest
To Walk Alone, In The Dark – by Erik Gernand
10 new plays from 10 Chicago playwrights
The festival begins with ten new pieces from ten playwrights. The pieces are not short plays, but rather the seed of a full-length play. All ten pieces will be performed in the Cabaret theatre at Stage 773 on Tuesday, June 12 & Thursday, June 14, from 7:30-10:00pm. One hour shows consisting of five plays will begin at 7:30pm and at 9:00pm. Tickets are $10 per show, $15 per night, or $25 for a festival pass. Audiences will vote and four of the plays will be eliminated before week two.
In the second week, the six most popular plays from the week before—having undergone further development in the interim—will be performed Wednesday, June 20 & Thursday, June 21. Show times and ticket prices remain unchanged. Three plays will be performed each hour. Audiences will choose four plays to continue on to week three.
In the final week, four plays duke it out for the top spot. Performing Wednesday, June 27 & Thursday, June 28 – two plays per hour show. Audiences will choose one play – the winner will perform July 1st from 7:30-8:30pm with talkback and closing night party to follow.