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Invitation to a Beheading

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Chopin Theatre

1543 West Division Street

Chicago, IL 60642

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Following a premiere at Steppenwolf Theater, Michael Brown and Rough House Theater Co. are bringing their stage adaptation of Vladimir Nabakov’s novel Invitation to a Beheading to the Chopin Theater, August 29th - September 14th.

In a bizarre and irrational world, a man is condemned to death for an absurd crime and sent to a surreal prison to await his execution. But the prison may not be what it seems… Alternately disorienting, absurd, hysterical, and hopeful, this great novel by one of the 20th century’s masters is brought to the stage by Michael Brown and Rough House, with their signature combination of playfulness and strangeness. Full of surprising twists and turns, the novel comes to life through a combination of puppetry, masks, and imaginative storytelling.

Performances will take place on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00pm, August 29 through September 14. Tickets available at roughhousetheater.com. $25 general admission, $15 industry/student/lower-income

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Adapted for the stage and Directed by Michael Brown

Co-created by Claire Saxe, Corey Smith, and Michael Brown

Performers: Noah Appelbaum; Claire Saxe; Michael Brown

Production Team for Invitation to a Beheading includes: Mike Oleon (Puppet and Mask Design); Corey Smith (Sound Design); Jackie Penrod (Set Design); Rachel Levy (Lighting Design); Frances Maggio (Costume Design); Lindy Forman (Stage Management); Esteban Arevalo (Assistant Director); Cara Weaver (Publicity).


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Chopin Theatre

1543 West Division Street

Chicago, IL 60642

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