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DIRECTORS HAVEN 2017
  • Presented By: Haven Theatre
  • Location: The Den Theatre
  • Address: 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
  • Dates: October 16, 2017 - November 1, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Price: Pay-what-you-can
  • Haven Theatre presents its third DIRECTORS HAVEN, the company’s ever-growing initiative showcasing the talents of three early career directors. The 2017 line-up includes:

    THE PROTEST
    By Vaclav Havel
    Directed by Kristen Johnson

    Renowned activist Vaněk pays a visit to the lavish home of a former colleague, Staněk, who has invited Vaněk to help secure the release of a jailed radical musician, fiancée to Staněk’s daughter. Vaněk also has a favor to request: getting the Staněk’s signature in a far-reaching protest.

    THE TOILET
    By Amiri Baraka
    Directed by Ian Martin

    Set in a high school lavatory in the early 1960’s, LeRoi Jones’ The Toilet is an exploration of love, race and masculinity. The play is one of several known colloquially as Revolutionary theatre, which aimed to force change in the social order by exposing, accusing, and attacking. The Toilet exposes love, accuses race, and attacks masculinity, in hopes that we can imagine a new social order; One in which a boy could love another, despite their colors.

    THE DEPARTURE
    By Rachel Dubose
    Directed by Lexi Saunders

    Friendships are tested when a group of women reunites for an Escape Room themed Bachelorette Party. Loosely based on Sartre's No Exit and developed collaboratively, what was supposed to bring the women together actually begins to tear them apart. As the clock winds down, tensions build and old secrets are revealed.

DIRECTORS HAVEN 2017
  • Location: The Den Theatre
  • Address: 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave.
  • October 16, 2017 - November 1, 2017
  • The Den Theatre
  • Pay-what-you-can
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday