WALTZING MECHANICS PRESENTS

EL STORIES

EL STORIES

11PM EVERY SATURDAY

at The Greenhouse Theatre

Real life vignettes about the journey from here to there.

Celebrating its fourth smash year at the Greenhouse Theater Center, EL Stories stages the real life experiences of CTA commuters from across the city. Adapted verbatim from hundreds of first-person interviews, the Waltzing Mechanics perform a kaleidoscope of the commuting public's most memorable and hilarious encounters. Recognized by the Chicago Tribune as one of the "Best of the Fringe" in 2011, EL Stories also gives you a chance each week to have your own transit tale played back live. Don't miss our train!

THE GREENHOUSE THEATER CENTER
2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL
Box Office: 773-404-7336
www.greenhousetheater.org


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WHAT THE PRESS IS SAYING...

BEST OF THE FRINGE 2011

- The Chicago Tribune

"The 12-member Waltzing Mechanics ensemble perform with irresistible charm, subtlety, and candor. And their project of staging the transcribed tales of everyday el riders would make Studs Terkel proud."

-Justin Hayford, Chicago Reader -

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Cast & Crew


  • Akua Sarhene

  • Alison Sweat

  • Andy Blaustein

  • David Kaplinsky

  • Eliza Helm

  • Jerico Bleu

  • Keith Surney

  • Leigh Yenrick

  • Sarah Gise

Director

Rebecca Willett

Series created by

Thomas Murray

Choreography

Steve Love

Costumes/Props

D.J. Reed

Playback Teaching Artist

Lee Ann Searight

Voice Coach

Eleni Pappageorge

Stage Manager

Patsy Radford & D.J. Reed

Scenic Design

Tom and Jan Murray

Adapted from original interviews by Waltzing Mechanics