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||THEATER 'The Secretaries: A Parable' running through June 11
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First Floor Theater returns to live production with the world premiere of company member Omer Abbas Salem's The Secretaries: A Parable following the script's 2021 development as part of Goodman Theatre's Future Labs.
The production will run through June 11 at The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
The plot is as follows: In 1944 Berlin, four women in Aryan drag vie to be the FÀ¼hrer's personal secretary as he heads into a bunker with his girlfriend. As the Third Reich crumbles around them, mystery and secrets abound, causing tensions to escalate. According to a press release, "Salem's fearsome, outrageous and absurd new work examines complicity and the lies we tell ourselves as we mistake self-interest and supremacy for civic duty."
Tickets are $20-$35 each; visit FirstFloorTheater.com .
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