The Play’s the Thing

THE PLAY’S THE THING: New Play Reading at Heartland

A new play reading of a full-length play in development, “NO SUCH THING,” using Heartland actors playing the roles, simply staged on stools on Heartland’s stage.

A middle-aged married woman takes an anonymous lover and begins an affair that

blends sex and storytelling. Fact and fiction collide. No Such Thing examines the

question of what makes a story . . . and the possible consequences of finding one’s bliss.

Invited credentialed responders help the audience understand play process and structure. Featuring John Bowen, John Fischer, Devon Lovell, Jacqueline Schwartzentraub and Melissa Shrader. Directed by Rhys Lovell.

Meet this season’s featured playwright, Lisa Dillman.

Two performances: Febraury 25 and 26, 2022.  $5 Donation at the door.
Reservations, please! Flex Passes do not apply to this grant-sponsored event.

“I’ll have grounds

More relative than this —

the play’s the thing

Wherein I’ll catch the

conscience of the King.

-Hamlet, Act 2, scene 2

Made possible by the Mirza Arts & Culture Grant of the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation.

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