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How the World Began | September 2 - October 10, 2015

by Catherine Trieschmann
Directed by Keira Fromm
Featuring RTE members Rebecca Spence and Keith Kupferer, with Curtis Edward Jackson

A Chicago Premiere

Religion and science collide in a visceral examination of the way in which we navigate interpersonal relationships involving seemingly irreconcilable beliefs—and how hard it is to truly listen to one another in an increasingly polarized world. Looking to rebuild her fractured life, high school biology teacher Susan relocates from New York City to a small Kansas town reeling in the aftermath of a devastating tornado. Ready for more than a little culture shock, Susan finds herself unprepared for the firestorm that engulfs the town after she makes an off-handed comment about the origin of the universe.

"How the World Began" is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

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Written by RTE member Megan Carney
Directed by RTE Artistic Director Tara Mallen

Featuring RTE member Mary Cross 
With Rengin Altay, Danielle Davis, Susan Gaspar, Brittani Green, Meg Harkins, Cynthia Hines, Krystal McNeil, Paula Ramirez and Charlita Williams  

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