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Critic Quotes

A noble mission made manifest in a riveting, simple production. Every performance feels authentic… a visceral look at the terrible unmentionables around us.

– Chicago Theatre Blog (Will You Stand Up?)

Five powerful monologues… obviously shaped with care, both as individual pieces, and in their arrangement into a single work. Tremendously effective.

– EDGE Chicago (Will You Stand Up?)

Thoughtful direction…strong performances…Adam Poss’s turn as a suicidal Indian student sets a new standard for spellbinding understatement.

– Chicago Reader (The Small, Dark Room)

Top-shelf… graceful, passionate actors… resulting in performances that are both thought-provoking and emotionally harrowing.

– Chicago Reader (Veterans’ Voices)

Finely acted and evocatively staged…asks some of the hard questions we encounter in the course of growing up and growing old.

– Chicago Reader (Tell Me What You Remember 2015)

Erasing the Distance has made a brilliant and moving production out of a tender subject matter. Finding Peace In This House left me wondering about every person that I saw on the way home. This production…is stunning to witness.

– Chicago Theatre Beat

All the emotional sweep and intellectual rigor of great art. Five meticulous performers tell simple, first-person stories chronicling the isolation, agony, and chaos that mental illness can bring.

– Chicago Reader (Will You Stand Up?)


ABC 7 News, June 2014 ABC 7 News, September 2010


Artistic Director Heather Bodie on Chi City Live, September 2018
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Vocalo, July 2015

WBEZ’s Morning Shift, November 2013

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