Three Soldiers (for Sisters) by Aaron Sawyer

Three Soldiers (for Sisters) by Aaron Sawyer

Directed by Artistic Director Aaron Sawyer

Listed one of “22 Best Dramas in Chicago “- Chicago Magazine

READER RECOMMENDED“Aaron Sawyer’s wry, sympathetic, and straightforward view of the modern soldier is by far the strongest element” – Chicago Reader

Chekhov’s works can be hilarious and in Sawyer’s script humor is in abundance. …every character is layered, truthful and compelling.” – RockChicago.net

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Dates: Feb 22nd through March 23, 2014
Location: The Den Theatre: 1333 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60622

Summary:

Chekhov’s play about the loss of privilege and search for meaning gets flipped on its head in this modern retelling. Written by budding Chicago playwright Aaron Sawyer (Red Hamlet), Three Soldiers (for Sisters) is about the difficult climb of today’s warrior class. The powerful work mixes realism and expressionism with robotic limbs, female soldiers, racial tensions and a terrorist attack. Within the updated context, the play provokes thought about whether things really have changed that much over the past 100 years.

Fri Feb. 21- Preview

Sat Feb 22- Opening
Sun Feb 23- 3:00pm Show
Thur Feb 27- 7:30pm Show
Fri Feb 28- 7:30pm Show
Sat Mar 1- 7:30pm Show
Sun Mar 2- 3:00pm Show
Thur Mar 6- 7:30pm Show
Fri Mar 7- 7:30pm Show
Sat Mar 8- 7:30pm Show
Sun Mar 9-  NO SHOW- Reading of the Red Playwriting Competition winners
Thur Mar 13- 7:30pm Show
Fri Mar 14- 7:30pm Show
Sat Mar 15- 7:30pm Show
Sun Mar 16- 3:00pm Show
Thur Mar 20- 7:30pm Show
Fri Mar 21- 7:30pm Show
Sat Mar 22- 7:30pm Show
Sun Mar 23- 3:00pm Show
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