By Resident Playwright John Green
Directed by Emmi Hilger, Artistic Director, Something Marvelous
The year is 1993. With Bill Clinton recently elected president, Robert Gray is hopeful that our broken health care system will turn around in time to keep his mentally ill daughter, Emily, off the streets and in a safe mental institution. His son, Chris, an idealistic man on the verge of forty, believes that his Eastern Spiritual Practice is the key to saving this troubled family. Hopes are high. Reality waits in the wings.
About the Saturday Series
Every Saturday afternoon at 2:00 PM (except for holiday weekends), Chicago Dramatists hosts a Saturday Series event in our theatre. Most Saturday Series events are public readings of plays-in-progress.
All plays read in the Saturday Series are directed, rehearsed, and presented with minimal staging. After each reading, the audience members are invited to fill out written response sheets and to join in a moderated post-reading discussion.
We hope you will join us for this Saturday Series event!