Photo Flash: Shattered Globe Theatre and Theater Wit Presents THE REALISTIC JONESES
Shattered Globe Theatre and Theater Wit are pleased to present the Chicago premiere of Will Eno'sheartbreaking new comedy THE REALISTIC JONESES, directed by Theater Wit Artistic Director Jeremy Wechsler, who has directed the Chicago premieres of four of Eno's plays. This breakout Broadway work of unspoken love and possibility will play January 10 - March 9, 2019 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Single tickets are currently available at www.shatteredglobe.org ortheaterwit.org, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening is Monday, January 21, 2019 at 7 pm.
Meet Bob and Jennifer Jones. And their new neighbors, John and Pony Jones. These two couples have more in common than a last name in Will Eno's funny, quirky and compassionate look at how marriage might be both everything and not nearly enough.
Join the Joneses as they muddle through the small beauties, immense fears, and amazing moments of each day. Time is short but there are gift certificates to enjoy, tiny fireworks to light and another perfect summer evening to take for granted.
Comments Director and Theater Wit Artistic Director Jeremy Wechsler, "This production marks my fifth collaboration with Will Eno, who I consider one of the most graceful and insightful playwrights in America. Will and I are looking forward to bringing one of his most popular works to Chicago, a city whose acting talents are nationally recognized. Along those lines, I am particularly excited to work again with the Shattered Globe ensemble, where I last directed A Taste of Honey, long before Theater Wit was founded. I know them as a sharp and uniquely Chicagoan acting troupe; together, we hope to bring Will's truly hilarious and touching play to vivid life."
The production team for THE REALISTIC JONESES includes: Jack Magaw (scenic design), Hailey Rakowiecki^ (costume design),John Kelly (lighting design), Christopher Kriz^ (sound design), Vivian Knouse* (props design), Ellen White (production manager),Katie Klemme (stage manager) and Devonte Washington^ (assistant stage manager).
Photo Credit: Evan Hanover.