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Absolute Hell

March 1, 2012


Featuring Ensemble Members: Brittany Burch, John Kelly Connolly, Paul D’Addario, Gabriel Franken, Alexandra Main, Kenny Mihlfried, Lynda Newton, Michael Patrick Thornton, and Jay Worthington.

With Guest Artists: Alexis Atwill, Harter Clingman, Kurt Conroyd, Patrick DeNicola, Joanne Dubach, Marssie Mencotti, Donna McGough, Justine Serino, Amy Speckien, Maria Stephens, Dylan Stuckey, and Adam Welsh.

From The Press

"Absolute Hell is one of those eminently worthy, only-in-Chicago, ensemble-is-everything nights."
Chris Jones, ChicagoTribune
"Veteran Chicago director Sheldon Patinkin has so deftly orchestrated [Absolute Hell] in the jam-packed confines of this ever-surprising Jefferson Park storefront."
Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun Times
"Michael Patrick Thornton (who plays a washed-up writer named Hugh Marriner), Brittany Burch (as a lost soul of a party girl) and Kenny Mihlfried (playing a soldier who helped liberate a concentration camp) forge some exceptionally powerful scenes. A milieu is most certainly captured, and I was intrigued throughout..."
Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune


On Stage
March 1 - April 29
Rodney Ackland
Ensemble member Sheldon Patinkin



March 1, 2012
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