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Next Draft Series: Infinity Burns

June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Infinity Burns

By Felix Abidor

Giordano Bruno, a 16th-century monk, is sentenced to death for his radical beliefs in an infinite universe.

Cast:
Peter Ferneding
Stephanie Fongheiser
Madison Kiernan

Playwright:
Eleanor McCaughey

Director:
Maddy Brown

Dramaturg:
Zoe Sjogerman

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This reading is presented as part of Avalanche Theatre‘s Next Draft Series

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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