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Philip Dawkins (Playwright) plays include Failure: A Love Story (Victory Gardens Theater), Charm (Northlight Theatre; Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Work, and MCC Theatre), Miss Marx: Or The Involuntary Side Effect of Living (Strawdog Theatre; Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Work), The Homosexuals (About Face Theater), Le Switch (About Face Theatre, The Jungle), and The Happiest Place on Earth (Greenhouse Theater/Side Show; Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Solo Performance), as well as the book and lyrics for Dr. Seuss’s The Sneetches, the Musical with composer David Mallamud at Children’s Theater Company, Minneapolis. He teaches playwriting at Northwest University, Loyola University Chicago, and through the Victory Gardens ACCESS Program.


Tom Bruett (Director) is a director, producer, and writer based in San Francisco. Tom is excited to be returning to NCTC after having directed Birds of a Feather (2013). Other directing credits include the Marriage Equality Plays at Fort Mason (director and producer), Playground and a season as the Acting Director of New Works and producer of the annual New Works Festival at Theatreworks. As a writer, Tom has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Pittsburgh and Oklahoma.  As an actor, Tom has performed at Arkansas Rep, Springer Opera House and the national tour of Irving Berlin’s I Love a Piano

 

CREATIVE TEAM

 

COSTUME DESIGNER
LIGHTING DESING
PROP DESIGN
STAGE MANAGEMENT
PRODUCTION MANAGER
SET DESIGN  
DIALECT COACH
SOUND DESIGNER

MASTER CARPENTER: Paul Collins

COSTUME DESIGN: Wes Crain

LIGHTING DESIGN: Sophia Craven

PROP DESIGN: Chris Daroca

STAGE MANAGEMENT: Toni Lynn Guidry

PRODUCTION MANAGER: Devin Kasper

SET DESIGN: Sarah Phykitt

DIALECT COACH: Patricia Reynoso

SOUND DESIGNER: Sara Witsch

 

 

REVIEWS

 

"A wickedly smart boy-meets-boy story" - TimeOut

 

“rollicking and witty" - Star Tribune

 

"funny and beautiful love story" - Broadway World


“another significant play from one of the Chicago's theater's brightest talents” - Chicago Tribune

 

“Told with heart and humor … socially relevant romantic comedy” - City Pages




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