Alley Stage Reading Series: ITCH

Oct 12, 2024

Schedule: 4pm Sat

Instructor: DC Cathro

Registration Deadline: Oct 11

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Join us for a staged reading of an original play in our intimate outdoor theater, Alley Stage. Following the reading by local cast members, stay for the talkback session and reception on the Art Cafe patio with complimentary nibbles and a cash bar. (Rain location: Sardeson Studio at 223 Commerce St.) Tickets available at the door.

Richard comes home to his mother, his twin, and their new boarder after years of being institutionalized for his never-ending itch. (Contains content that may not be appropriate for all audiences)

DC Cathro is a Chicago-based playwright, actor, and director from the Washington DC metropolitan area. His musical Till, written with award-winning composer Leo Schwartz, was one of three winners in the 2016 Main Street Musicals Festival, selected by Gregory Mosher, and was also accepted into the 2019 New York Musical Festival (NYMF). The Book of Merman, another musical written with Leo Schwartz, enjoyed a five-month run Off-Broadway. In 2014, he became the only playwright to have two shows in the Pride Films and Plays Festival in Chicago, IL; Pen, A Musical (with Schwartz) and the comedy Family Holiday. DC’s works have been read at theatres and festivals across the U.S. and U.K., including The William Inge Festival in Independence, Kansas, The Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and St. Luke’s Theatre, Off-Broadway in New York City.

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  • Price: $5