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TUXEDO TERRACE by Keith Huff (a fundraising event)

  • 12 Jan 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Chicago Dramatists Theater
  • 28


  • Lunch by Fig Catering

    Ticket incluses an interview with Keith, a 1st reading of TUXEDO TERRACE, a post show discussion, and a signed copy of A STEADY RAIN for the first 50 sign ups.

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TUXEDO TERRACE by Keith Huff (a fundraising event)

Kick off 2019 with an event for the entire Chicago Dramatists community to learn about Keith’s new work and support Chicago Dramatists.

Join in an amazing conversation with award-winning playwright, TV producer/writer, and Chicago Dramatists Resident Alumnus Keith Huff to discuss his new play Tuxedo Terrace at a community event that offers artistic enrichment, fabulous food, drinks, and support for Chicago Dramatists.

Chicago Dramatists Associate Artists Peter DeFaria and Randy Steinmeyer plus long-time friend of Dramatists' Clare Cooney,  will perform this inaugural reading.

Lunch 12:30-1:00pm

Event includes:

  • Lunch with Keith Huff, the cast and other attendees catered by Fig Catering
  • A question and answer conversation with Keith
  • The first reading of Tuxedo Terrace
  • A post-show discussion with writer, director and cast
  • Autographed copy of Keith’s Broadway hit A Steady Rain (limited to the first 50 people to register)

About Tuxedo Terrace:

Karl is a successful playwright/TV writer developing a new series with Carrie, an award-winning actress who stars in his current series. Their best-laid plans are laid to waste when his brother Dabney arrives bearing family secrets. A comedy of menace brought to you by the creative team behind A STEADY RAIN.

About Keith:

A STEADY RAIN, part of Keith’s cop trilogy, premiered at Chicago Dramatists under the direction of Russ Tutterow in 2007, where it won multiple Jeff Awards including Best New Work and Best Play, was remounted on Broadway in 2009, and has been performed around the globe. The trilogy also includes THE DETECTIVE’S WIFE and SIX CORNERS, the American Blues Theater production nominated for a Jeff Award for Best New Play in 2018. Keith’s served as a writer and producer on MAD MEN, HOUSE OF CARDS, HELIX, FULL CIRCLE, and AMERICAN CRIME. He won Writer’s Guild of America awards in 2011 and 2014 for episodes of MAD MEN and HOUSE OF CARDS and was nominated in 2017 for AMERICAN CRIME. He was nominated for Primetime EMMYs in 2013, 2015, and 2016 for HOUSE OF CARDS and AMERICAN CRIME.

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