Abbie Hoffman Died For Our Sins Theatre Festival
“Weekend’s Best Best”-Metromix
“Must See!” -Timeout Chicago
“Recommended!”- Chicago Reader
Abbie Fest XXIV will be August 17, 18, 19 2012
The 24th annual performance mashup celebrates the anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Art Fair of 1969. Three days of non-stop entertainment include more than 50 theater groups and performers on the Angel Island stage. Festivities begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Daley Plaza, where participants gather for a peaceful march to the theater’s home in Lakeview.
Ticket options: Passes include access to unlimited performances and “come-and-go” privileges during one day ($10) or the entire weekend ($25).
A limited number of Weekend Passes available online at Ticketweb.com
Friday, August 17, 2012
7:30 p.m. 12 Jackets by Matt Rieger-Curious Theatre Branch
8:00 p.m. Diary of a Madman by Nikolai Gogol-Rush Pearson
9:00 p.m. 80 Liters by John Irish-John Irish
9:30 p.m.The Naked Lady by Jessica Wright Buha-Tempting Fates
9:40 p.m. L’il Howlin’ Wolf
9:50 p.m. Spa Fire book and score by Underscore Theatre Co.-The EX-Pats Theatre Company
10:20 p.m Gas Mask 101 by Arlene Cook-Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co.
11:10 p.m. Shed by Gaby Labotka-The Living Canvas
11:20 p.m Red Over Red-En Solo
12:20 a.m Triple Tap To The Head:3 Easy Pieces-The Factory Theater
1:00 a.m. If You Like It Then You Should’a Put Some Gin In It by Tori Allen-The RIFF Collective
2:00 a.m. The Business Presents: A Sketch Review-The Business
2:40 a.m. Cpt. Captain-Music
3:30 a.m. A scene from Box of Wind by Eric Shoemaker-The Ta Pyra Ensemble
3:55 a.m. Wild Dogs by Matt Borczon-Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co.
4:25 a.m. CRAIG AND CARLO DRINK MANHATTANS
4:40 a.m. Dreaming by Jessica Wright Buha
5:10 a.m. Spa Fire book and score by Underscore Theatre Co.-The EX-Pats Theatre Company
8:00 a.m. Militia Slumber Party or Embracing the New World Order by Crystal Jackson All Fired Up by John Bohane and Once Upon an “F”ing Island by Jay C. Rehak-Revolution Theater Co.
Saturday, Augst 18, 2012
10:00 a.m. Tai Chi Master Daniel Guidara
11:00 a.m. Handwriting by Tim Venable-Nighthawks At The Diner
11:40 a.m. Broad Shoulders
12:30 p.m. A Family Affair
1:20 p.m. Honor by Allison Bodnar Jaros-The Disrespectful Ensemble
2:15 p.m Violent Dissonance by Gregory Peters-Ludamus
2:30 p.m. Three Scary Tales by David Storms Denman-Clock Productions
3:00 p.m Flesh Of God by John Lisbon Wood-Artistic Partners
4:00 p.m Dear Abbie or Don’t Steal This Script directed by Barbara Beach and Conceived by Michael Wexler-Michael Wexler
4:30 p.m. L’il Howlin’ Wolf
5:00 p.m War Rocks! by Brooke Johnson and Dana Marvette-Dandelion Arts
5:25 p.m. Otherwise Harmless by R.J. Tsarov-Citizens’ Relief
6:25 p.m Joshua Hanson
6:40 p.m. Series Finale by Abraham Werewolf-Abraham Werewolf
6:55 p.m. The Dogster Raves On! By James Moeller and Carla Hayden-Black Forest
7:35 p.m Impending Desperation-Famous in the Future
8:30 p.m Lola Bolatro=Lola Bolatro
9:30 p.m A Family United by Sam Quinn-The Smell Of Fame
10:30 p.m. The Best of Democracy Burlesque-Democracy Burlesque
11:00 p.m Culture Shock by Hannah Ii-Epstein-Nothing Without a Company
11:45 p.m. The Mystery of Pink Floyd by Mike Beyer-Factory Theater Emeritus
12:25 a.m. The Inconvenience Presents-The Inconvenience
12:55 a.m. AMERICAN STAG SESSIONS_HISTORY OF WORLD DRAMA PART 1,001: Secret Agent Space Reptile Genocide; Inmongst The Hight Cathanctum Of The Monstabulary Of The Coremost Of The Underground Hive-Warren Of The Dutifaithful Of The Churchligion Of The Omnigulent Zarog; and Pathetic! No More: A Closer Look At The Work of O. Glennard Shiffley by The Plagiarists-The Plagiarists
1:40 a.m. Anonymously Yours by the Anonymous users of the internet edited by Jennifer Olson-Jennifer Olson
2:40 a.m. Unnamed byWill Fred and Evan-Will, Fred & Evan
3:00 a.m. The Dress by Daniel Vuillaume-Nothing Special Productions.
3:20 a.m. Bitch With Rich-Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co.
4:20 a.m. All The Smart Choices by Jeff Newman-Rum & Coke
6:00 a.m. Dead People’s Things by Nick Patrie-Trained Monkey Productions
Sunday, August 19, 2012
10:00 a.m. Tai Chi Master Daniel Guidara
11:00 a.m. The Dress by Daniel Vuillaume-Nothing Special Productions.
11:30 a.m. Wild Dogs by Matt Borczon-Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co.
12:00 p.m. Readings from Steal This Urine Test by Abbie Hoffman
12:30 p.m. ======= Talk-A Red Orchid Theatre
1:15 p.m. L’il Howlin’ Wolf
1:30 p.m. Militia Slumber Party or Embracing the New World Order by Crystal Jackson All Fired Up by John Bohane and Once Upon an “F”ing Island by Jay C. Rehak-Revolution Theater Co.
2:25 p.m. A Rocketship In A Hurry by Allyson M. Gonzalez and Marissa Chastain-Stand On Your Hands and Clap
2:45 p.m. All The Smart Choices by Jeff Newman-Rum & Coke
3:30 p.m. The Opening and Reading Habits of the Drowned Novelist by Bilal Dardai- Paperback Theatre Project
4:30 p.m. Honor by Allison Bodnar Jaros-The Disrespectful Ensemble
5:30 p.m. Murphy’s Law by Jim Lynch-Magpie
5:50 p.m. American Wake by Jim Lynch-Magpie Murphy’s
6:10 p.m. To A God Unknown by Mike Cherry-Mike Cherry
6;45 p.m. Dead People’s Things by Nick Patrie-Trained Monkey Productions
7:05 p.m. The O’Brothers Present….The O’Brothers!-The O’Brothers
8:05 p.m. El Chautaugqua by Existential Crisis-Existential Crises
8:35 p.m. It’s My Penis and I’ll Cry If I Want To by Jamie Black-Jamie Black
9:15 p.m. An Awful Night Of Crap by Travis Barnhart, Kristi Barnhart, Spenser Davis, Ben Hertel, Dan Krall and Josh Zagoren-Hobo Junction Productions
10:05 p.m. Good Times Shakespeare! by Emmet Rensin-First Floor Theater
10:40 p.m.Murder Ballads by Rough House-Rough House
11:30 a.m. Gas Mask 101 by Arlene Cook-Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co.
12:20 a.m. Closing Ceremonies fearturing Richard Cotovsky
NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS!
We are now accepting submissions for this year’s Abbie Fest. We are looking for all types of theatrical performance: plays, sketch, improv, dance, music, film, performance art, etc. Only requirement is that it must be 1 hour or less. Download an application and email email@example.com for more details. Thanks!