FEBRUARY 1 – MARCH 16, 2019
ON CLOVER ROAD
CHICAGO PREMIERE – JOSEPH JEFFERSON AWARD RECOMMENDED
Written by: Steven Dietz
Directed by: Halena Kays
At an abandoned motel on a desolate American road, a mother meets with a cult deprogrammer, believing she will be reunited with her runaway daughter. Featuring Joseph Jefferson Award winners Gwendolyn Whiteside* and Philip Earl Johnson*. DC Metro Arts says this smart, harrowing, edge-of-your-seat thriller will “consume your attention for its full 90 minutes, and you’ll leave the theatre fully entertained.” To learn more, read the Artistic Director’s note and Backstage Guide.
*Ensemble member or Artistic Affiliate of American Blues Theater
Feb 1 – Mar 16
(773) 654-3103 box office
- Thursday: 7:30pm
- Friday: 7:30pm
- Saturday: 3:00pm & 7:30pm
- Sunday: 2:30pm
Additional shows on 2/6 & 2/18 @ 7:30pm; 3/13 @ 2:30pm & 7:30pm.
No shows on 2/2, 2/9, 2/16 @ 7:30pm; 2/23 @ 3pm; 3/15 @ 7:30pm; 3/16 @ 7:30pm
- Duration: 90 minutes; no intermission
- Location: Stage 773 at 1225 W Belmont Ave
- Ticket price: $19-$39
- Recommended for ages 14+
- Town Halls: we offer free post-show discussions on Sunday
“Smart & fast paced – delivers chills at nearly every turn. Cast is thrilling!” – Chicago Sun-Times
“Recommended – taut & tense.” – Chicago Tribune
“Each performance is riveting.” – Chicago Reader
“Intensely emotional thriller – unpredictable and dangerous ride.” – Chicago Theatre Review
“Heart-stopping production!” – Chicago on the Aisle
“Keeps you on the edge of your seat.” – Chicago Theater and Arts
“5 out of 5 stars! Must see. Perfection.” – Around the Town Chicago
“Exciting evening of theatre.” – Broadway World Chicago
“Irresistibly suspenseful.” – PicksInSix
CAST: Philip Earl Johnson* (Stine), Gwendolyn Whiteside* (Kate Hunter), Jon Hudson Odom (Harris McClain), Grace Smith (The Girl), and Caroline Phillips (The Girl).
PRODUCTION TEAM: Steven Dietz (playwright), Halena Kays (director), Lizzie Bracken (scenic), Alexander Ridgers (lighting), Alison Siple (costumes), Rick Sims* (sound), Mary O’Dowd (props), Gaby Labotka (fight director), and Shandee Vaughan* (production manager / stage manager).
*American Blues Theater Ensemble or Artistic Affiliate
We raise awareness of other non-profit organizations’ great causes through creative collaborations. We’re proud to partner with Northwestern University’s The Family Institute and National Runaway Safeline. We’re proud to announce our “Pediatric Previews” that donates proceeds of preview performances to children’s hospitals.
MORE INFORMATION FOR ON CLOVER ROAD
Read the incredible critical response to our Chicago premiere of ON CLOVER ROAD.
Thrillers are one of America’s most popular genres, expressed through many art forms such as books, films, tv shows, video games, podcasts, and theater. Psychological and emotional stress are its engine.
Read the cast and creative team’s biographies for ON CLOVER ROAD.
Inside look at ON CLOVER ROAD – read interviews, see designs, & learn more about the production.
Learn about audience engagement events.
Read about our free events for audiences of ON CLOVER ROAD.
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