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Hideous Progeny

by Emily Dendinger
LiveWire Chicago Theatre | Summer 2010

"...director Hutchinson once again proves herself adept at orchestrating both lively ensemble work and quietly devastating moments between men and women in relationships."

Zac Thompson | Time Out Chicago

About This Production

One of the first things that struck me about this script the opportunity to see the lives of the Romantics from a new perspective. We're able to see these kids being just that - kids - with way too much privilege, having way too much sex, and not holding on to a whole lot of sense.

We decided to look at these famous artists through a contemporary, feminine lens, drawing inspiration from the ennui and intrigue of the oh-it's-just-so-bad-that-it's-fantastic TV series, Gossip Girl.

photos by  John W. Sisson Jr.


Patrick King
Madeline Long
Tom McGrath
Danielle O'Farrell
John Taflan
Hilary Williams 

Collaborative Team

Dramaturg: Benno Nelson

Scenic Designers : Anders Jacobson & Judy Radovsky
Lighting Designer: Eric Branson
Costume Designer: Laura Kollar
Sound Designer: Sarah Ramos
Properties Designer: Maria DeFabo
Stage Manager: Dianna Driscoll
ASM: Brittany Bugge
Production Manager: Cory Conrad
Technical Director: Steve Brackett

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