Artemisia launches its 2018-19 theater season with six all-new feminist plays featured in Fall Festival 2018, which will take place Sept. 24-26 and Oct. 1-3.
This year's playwrights were chosen after a search by Artemisia's artistic staff.From this lineup, one play will be chosen by Artistic Director Julie Proudfoot.
Artemisia Fall Festival 2018 opens with Scratching the Surface, by Charly Evon Simpson, on Monday, Sept. 24, followed by Witch Camp, by J. Thalia Cunningham, on Tuesday, Sept. 25, and Cash Cows, by Anthony Fiorentino, on Wed., Sept. 26. Things That Are Round, by Callie Kimball, kicks off the second week of the festival on Monday, Oct. 1, followed by Mine & Yours, by Carolyn Kras, on Tuesday, Oct. 2, and Every Waiting Heart, by Lauren Ferebee, on Oct. 3, which closes the festival. All performances will be at The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway, at 7:30 p.m.
Special events at the festival include fascinating audience discussions and a closing-night party. Tickets go on sale Aug. 1. For more information about Artemisia Fall Festival 2018, go to Artemisiatheatre.org or call 312-725-3780.