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body, no organs by Dizzy Turek

October 20, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Hallelujah has died. As she descends from the earth, she finds herself after life, waist deep in floodwaters, no sun, seemingly no land, and no other souls in sight. All she has are the clothes on her back and a giant gash down the middle of her chest. Inside this gash, she finds her organs which she can take out and hold in her hand. Oh, look, there’s a man sitting on a porch; wonder what he thinks of all this.

Cast:

Diana Slickman as Hallelujah

Jenn Geiger as Herself

Guy Wicke as Man on Porch

Faiz Siddique as Bird Man & Imp/Goblin/Demon

Alice Wu as Fish Lady & Farmer

Martina Logan as Hoi Polloi

Grant Brown as Hoi Polloi

 

Dramaturg:

Alexander Utz

 

The Next Draft Series is Avalanche Theatre‘s ongoing new play incubator.

Over the course of 3-4 months, Avalanche develops new work by emerging Chicago playwrights through readings, feedback sessions, and mentorship, culminating in a workshop production of the plays at the end of the process. Chicago theatre leaders such as artistic directors, literary managers, and creative producers are invited to the workshop productions in order to provide playwrights access to companies who may be interested in producing the plays. The purpose of the Next Draft Series is to fully develop the most exciting and challenging new plays being written in Chicago today, to foster a community that is supportive of writers, and to provide opportunities for these plays to go on to receive full productions.

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