directed by SGT Producing Artistic Director Sandy Shinner
Featuring SGT Ensemble Member Ben Werling, with SGT Artistic Associates Darren Jones and Nate Santana.
On the hunt for dinner, 3 homeless people find a tattered copy of a “classic” in an overflowing park garbage can. While they forage, eat and settle in the for the evening, they begin to read it aloud and it affects them in odd and surprising ways.
Chicago Playwright Stuart Flack is the author of Homeland Security, Sidney Bechet Killed A Man, and Jonathan Wild, among others, and has recently collaborated with The Seldoms on their two recent productions: Power Is Where Power Goes and RockCitizen.
by SGT Ensemble Member David Dastmalchian
directed by Jen Ellison
Featuring SGT Ensemble Members Rebecca Jordan, Angie Shriner, Kevin Viol, & Ben Werling.
Lorne enlists the assistance of a call girl, Julip, to perform a series of fetish acts he hopes will finally free him of his dark compulsions and rescue his failed marriage. When one of the acts takes a deadly turn, Lorne must convince Julip to help him complete his list and find his way out of the strange purgatory in which he is now confined.
David Dastmalchian is an ensemble member of Shattered Globe Theatre. Past productions with SGT include ‘Buried Child’, ‘The Glass Menagerie’ and ‘Suddenly, Last Summer’. He wrote the screenplay for the feature film, ‘Animals’, which was recently recently released by Oscilloscope Labs, is on Showtime Networks and won prizes at SXSW Film Festival, Midwest Independent Film Festival, New Hampshire Film Festival, Chicago Film Critics and more.
PARFUMERIE – Special Holiday Reading
A comedy adapted by E.P. Dowdall
directed by Steve Peebles
Featuring SGT Ensemble Members John Harrell, Kelsey Melvin, Linda Reiter, Andrew Schad, Megan Skord, & Kevin Viol, with SGT Protégé Alum Joe Liolos and Tim Newell.
This classic comedy about love-hate relationships has charmed audiences in many forms providing the inspiration for beloved Hollywood films “The Shop Around the Corner” (1940) starring Jimmy Stewart and Margaret, ” In the Good Old Summertime” (1949) with Judy Garland, and more recently in the 1998 update “You’ve Got Mail” featuring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. Set days before Christmas in Budapest, 1937, work place quarrels quickly turn to budding romance after store clerks George Horvath and Amalia Balash discover they are secret pen pals. Join Shattered Globe Theatre at the historic Newberry Library to experience this sweet holiday romance.
THE ABSENT MINDED
by Joe Zarrow
directed by Steve Peebles
Featuring SGT Ensemble Members Christina Gorman & Andrew Schad, with Bryan Bosque, Elana Elyce, & Alexander Lane.
Domestic drone operator Boyd should be doing well: he has a loving wife, a supportive business partner, and a clean bill of health after a bout with cancer. Instead, he’s so acutely desperate to escape his body that he turns to a mad scientist for help in this dark comedy about the mind-body problem.