Vanya on the Plains

A World Premiere!
Written By Jason Hedrick
Directed By Kayla Adams

Featuring:  Frank Nall, Kathy Scambiatterra, Katherine Schwartz, Ariana Lopez, Ben Zarbock, Mark Pracht, Ernest Henton, Eric Simon, and Karla Corona and Brookelyn Hebert.

The production team includes Alyssa Balogh (Assistant Director), Edmond Hood (Stage Manager), Mark Bracken (Lighting Design) Kevin Hagan (Set Design), Zachery Wagner (Costume Design), and Petter Wahlback (Sound Design)


Elijah has a hard job. He's a Content Moderator living in a a totalitarian future, struggling to cope with the technological divide that separates him from his family. To bridge the gap, he decides to cast his family in a production of Uncle Vanya, despite the fact that none of them have seen a play or have any conception of acting.

Performance Schedule

Previews: September 11-14 2019
Opening: September 15 at 7:00 p.m.
Performances: September 15- Octoboer 27 2019
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 3:00 p.m.

The Artistic Home is on street level with curb to seat assistance upon request. There are seats that don’t require climbing stairs and an accessible restroom. We will also call you a taxi for the trip home and have large print programs, also upon request. For requests please email:

Running Time: TBA

Late Seating: TBA

Content Advisory: TBA

Location: 1376 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60642