November 27, 2017.Reading time 2 minutes.
Ticket sale proceeds alone did not cover the cost of any of our productions. Indeed we would be ending this year thousands of dollars in the red if not for our sponsors and our wonderful donors.
November 21, 2017.Reading time 2 minutes.
Another 2nd Act Players’ world premiere, the two-act family drama Moving Boxes, has drawn the curtain for the final time and so we want to thank everyone involved in the production. Finding a cast for a play like this is always an adventure. A director never knows who he or she may end up working […]
November 15, 2017.Reading time less than 1 minute.
Audiences are raving about this story of a mother and son trying to reconnect while a granddaughter discovers the meaning of family.
November 14, 2017.Reading time 2 minutes.
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.
November 7, 2017.Reading time less than 1 minute.
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 […]
November 6, 2017.Reading time 1 minute.
“Wonderful play, very touching story regarding family during a very tumultuous time of 9/11. Excellent, really enjoyed it.”
November 3, 2017.Reading time 1 minute.
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.
November 2, 2017.Reading time 2 minutes.
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, […]
November 2, 2017.Reading time 1 minute.
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?