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Photos: First Look at Samuel D. Hunter's REST at Victory Gardens


Victory Gardens Theater presents the first play of its 40th Anniversary Season: the Midwest Premiere of Rest by Ensemble Playwright Samuel D. Hunter, directed by Joanie Schultz. Rest runs now through October 12, 2014, with the press performance tomorrow, September 19, 2014, at Victory Gardens Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

The cast of Rest includes McKenzie Chinn, Amanda Drinkall,Matt Farabee, Steve Key, William Norris, Ernest Perry, Jr., and MaryAnn Thebus.

A retirement home in northern Idaho is being shut down, and only three residents and a bare-bones staff remain. When a record breaking blizzard blows into town and an elderly resident disappears into the storm, everyone is brought to face their own mortality. Samuel D. Hunter returns with a tender and heartbreakingly funny play about life's unexpected beginnings and endings.

Photo Credit: Michael Courier

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