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The House of Blue Leaves

  • by John Guare
  • directed by Keira Fromm
  • The House of Blue Leaves follows Artie Shaughnessy, a zookeeper from Queens, as he pursues his lifelong dream of becoming a famous singer-songwriter. Set in 1965 on the day that Pope Paul VI visits New York, Artie struggles between pursuing his dreams of success and celebrity and caring for his demanding, middle-class family. John Guare’s Tony-Award winning dark comedy illuminates the myth of the American Dream and the destructiveness of searching for it.
  • November 06, 2008 - November 15, 2008
  • Previews : WED 11/5 & THU 11/6​ ​​​​​​​​​​​
  • DEPAUL'S MERLE RESKIN THEATRE
  • (312) 922-1999
  • The cast features
    Jacob Abbas (Military Police), Stephanie Chavara (Bananas Shaughnessy), Katherine Cobb (Second Nun), Ariana Dziedzic (Head Nun), Andrea Gallant (Artie Shaughnessy), Bridget Gress (Corinna Stroller), Alex Hardaway (Man in White), Benjamin Huth (Ronnie Shaughnessy), Jason T. Love (Billy Einhorn), Hannah Tuber (Bunny Flingus) and Kelly Wilson (Little Nun).

    The production team includes scenic design by Kalif Aljami,costume design by Bonnie Kooklin,lighting design by Rob Tolzien,sound design by Victoria (Toy) Delorio,dramaturgy by Elizabeth Schmeski, andstage management by Kelly Montgomery.

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