• "Wonderful acting"-
  • "honors the experiences of the victims of this now almost-forgotten genocide"- Chicago Stage Standard
  • "The five actresses in this cast give it their all" - Picture This Post
  • 10 Hot Shows to See in Chicago, via Choose Chicago
Sickle by Abbey Fenbert

Sickle by Abbey Fenbert



by abbey Fenbert

directed by Elizabeth Lovelady* (D.O.A., Fail/Safe)

1802 W Berenice Ave, Chicago, IL 60613

Dates: 7/1/18 – 7/29/18


Monday, July 9, 2018 - 8:00 PM Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 8:00 PM 

FREE TOUCH TOUR: Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 2:30 PM

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Set in the Ukrainian Holodomor, Joseph Stalin’s Soviet genocide through a man-made famine that killed between 7 to 10 million people.

Five female characters struggle against a tyrannical oppressor. An important reminder. Powerfully written.

Jeff Award Winner for Best Adaptation, Elizabeth Lovelady

2013 Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting, Abbey Fenbert


ANNA: Moira Begale

IRYNA: Christine Vrem-Ydstie

HALKA: Catherine Dvorak

NADYA: Katherine Bourne

YASIA: Brittany Ellis

HALKA/YASIA/ANNA U/S: Cristiana Park Barbatelli

IRYNA/NADIA U/S: Maddie Todd


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