Who is Rookie in Boys in the Basement?

A guy who finds his life ripped away from him, that’s how Brendan Butkus describes Rookie, the character he plays in Boys in the Basement, opening Nov. 6.

Brendan ButkusRookie ends up in an apartment building filled with divorced guys, not where he expected his life to go, Brendan explains. Watch and hear what else Brendan is learning and feeling as he becomes Rookie in this poignant look at the pain men experience in divorce.

Just click here to watch Brendan:

Brendan Butkus as Rookie

Performances of Boys in the Basement will take place at the Noyes Cultural Arts Building (adjacent to the Noyes Purple Line stop in Evanston) Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6, 7, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 8, at 3 p.m. Performances also will take place the same times the following weekend, Nov. 13-15. For ticket information, go to Brown Paper Tickets.

Special ticket prices are available for Friday evening shows for those who have been through or are going through the pain of divorce as well as for adult children of divorced parents. Click here for details.



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