Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Chicago Area Performance of GKC's The Surprise

From the renowned 20th Century writer G.K. Chesterton (Orthodoxy, The Man Who Was Thursday), The Surprise is full of jubilant humor, provocative ideas and captivating characters. Come and see this rarely produced gem, written by a man with a unique genius for illuminating profound truths through delightful and entertaining stories.

THE SURPRISE will be performed in a beautiful meadow in Big Rock, IL (just west of Aurora).
Two weekends, Thur-Sat: July 23-25 and July 30-August 1. All shows start 7:45 PM.

TICKETS are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Seats are provided and refreshments are included in your ticket price.
Call 630-876-2351 for tickets and information. (Reserve TODAY to get a good seat!)


Randy York
Kurt Bullis
Damon Winters
Anthony Ritchie
Peter Frost
Sarah Aulie+
Lisa Enoch*
Rosheen Bell+
Luciana Poulterer*
Mark Frost

+July 23-25 performances only
*July 30-Aug 1 performances only

Original music is scored by Jennifer Spacek and performed by Thomas Ritchie, Annie York, Ritchie Dettman, and Daniel Spiotta.

The Bird and the Baby Theater Company is a new theater troupe in the West Suburbs of Chicago. The name is derived from the pub-house backroom meeting place of a group of British writers who came to be known as The Inklings; among this group, C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkein. The company is under the artistic direction of Dan Roche, who led the Wheaton-based Stone Table Theatre in the 1990s, and has since produced and directed professionally in Chicago, Los Angeles, Orlando and NYC.

H/T: Bob C.

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