Five years, five plays, wow

Moving Boxes is the fifth play I've written in the last five years. Someone had the temerity to tell me last year, "you can't keep writing a new play every year." Well, I could and I did, so there.

Julia Mitre plays Faye and Hannah Goodman plays her granddaughter Julia in "Moving Boxes" Nov. 4-19

Hear more about the dynamic new play, “Moving Boxes” in this insightful interview

Moving Boxes co-author John N. Frank and one of its cast members, Hannah Goodman, recently discussed the exciting new play that audiences are raving about with WCGO radio host Daniel French. Listen to them describe the heart of this story of the meaning of family, then click here to buy tickets for one of four ...

Opening weekend crowds rave about “Moving Boxes”

"Wonderful play, very touching story regarding family during a very tumultuous time of 9/11. Excellent, really enjoyed it."

Julia Mitre plays Faye and Hannah Goodman plays her granddaughter Julia in "Moving Boxes" Nov. 4-19

Hannah Goodman is getting noticed as she plays Julia in “Moving Boxes”

Julia begins the play as an isolated teen wondering where she fits in to her dysfunctional family. But as the show progresses, she comes to better know her grandmother, Faye, and starts to get some answers to the questions we all ask about where do we come from and where do we belong.

Where to eat when you see “Moving Boxes”

The Evanston area is awash with places to eat, but most close before you'll get out of Saturday evening shows of Moving Boxes (night shows end at roughly 9:30), so we advise you to eat before the Saturday shows. If you're coming to a Sunday matinée, plenty of places will be open after the show, ...

Dress Rehearsals have begun, come see “Moving Boxes”

Will Faye adjust to leaving her beloved New York so soon after the tragedy of 9/11? Will her son Frankie be able to reconcile with the mother who drove him away? And will granddaughter Julia discover what family really means?

Watch Julia Mitre talk about her character in “Moving Boxes”

Julie Mitre plays Faye, the family matriarch in Moving Boxes who is on stage almost every scene of the two-act play. It's a major acting challenge, but one Julie, who has been in two other 2nd Act Players production, is more than up for. A unique woman, Faye also represents everyone who finds themselves aging ...

Watch Ryan Hall talk about Frankie, his “Moving Boxes” character

How does a man who feels he has never lived up to his mother's expectations become his own man? And what happens when, after many years apart, he is again living near that very demanding mother? Ryan Hall portrays Frankie, a character wrestling with those challenges in Moving Boxes which premieres on the 2nd Act ...

Hear what Talia Langman has to say about her character, Dr. Smith

Talia Langman will be playing Dr. Smith, the medical professional who finds herself dealing with a unique new patient, in Moving Boxes, which the 2nd Act Players will premiere Nov. 4-19. A newly minted doctor, Dr. Smith may not be ready for a patient like Faye Casafranc. Watch the video here to see what else ...

Hannah Goodman talks about being Julia in “Moving Boxes”

Hannah Goodman will portray Julia, a quiet teen who begins Moving Boxes not quite sure how she fits into her fractured family. How does Julia relate to the grandmother she barely knows? What about to her dad's business-focused girlfriend Sarah? Come see Hannah in Moving Boxes Nov. 4-19, click here for tickets. And watch below ...

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