Review: THE ANTELOPE PARTY at Theatre Wit

Review: THE ANTELOPE PARTY at Theatre Wit

I have to admit, I was incredibly skeptical when asked to review a show entitled THE ANTELOPE PARTY, whose principle iconography includes the “My Little Pony” toys in Trump-era ball caps.

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Creating 10 OUT OF 12 – Inside a Meta Tech

Creating 10 OUT OF 12 – Inside a Meta Tech

Upon entering the sunny rehearsal space for Theater Wit’s 10 OUT OF 12, I find two of everything: two stage managers at their duplicate tables; two directors alternately sitting back in pensive reflection, then hopping up to offer guidance; two sets of assistant directors noting their mentors’ every move. Watching the preparation of this ambitious play—which details, moment by moment, the process of a tech rehearsal—provides a double image of a singular experience.

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10 OUT OF 12 Tackles Tech Rehearsal with Raw, Exacting Detail

10 OUT OF 12 Tackles Tech Rehearsal with Raw, Exacting Detail

Theater Wit’s Chicago premiere production of Anne Washburn’s 10 OUT OF 12 presents a novel concept: audience members don headsets as they dive into tech rehearsal for a fictional theatrical production.

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Chicago Heavy Hitters Join Theater Wit’s 10 OUT OF 12 Team

Chicago Heavy Hitters Join Theater Wit’s 10 OUT OF 12 Team

Martha Lavey, John Mahoney, Barbara Robertson and Peter Sagal will voice key pre-recorded roles. Lavey will voice the lighting designer, Robertson will voice the costume designer, and Mahoney will play backstage crew person #3. Peter Sagal will portray the sound designer.

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