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||Theater Wit to run 'Hurricane Diane' starting June 17
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Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., will run Hurricane Diane on June 17-July 31.
Hurricane Diane is described as "a hilarious whirlwind of a play about a butch lesbian gardener who just might be the Greek god Dionysus, returned to stick a hot poker in contemporary society's collective blind eye to climate change."
The production marks acclaimed playwright Madeleine George's third collaboration with Theater Wit, where Chicago audiences and critics experienced her plays Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England and The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence. Now George is writing for the hit Hulu series Only Murders in the Building that stars Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez.
Kelli Simpkins leads the cast as the butch permaculture gardener Diane, who has returned to the modern world to avert the coming apocalypse. Jazmín Corona (Renee), Aneisa Hicks (Beth), Carolyn Kruse (Carol) and Lori Myers (Pam) portray Diane's New Jersey neighbors.
Tickets are $25-$48; visit TheaterWit.org or call the box office at 773-975-8150.
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