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  The Virginian: A Horseman Of The Plains at City Lit Theater

The Virginian: A Horseman Of The Plains

City Lit Theater
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue Chicago

A world premiere adaptation of the novel that originated the archetype of the American cowboy. Never named, rough-hewn but soft-spoken, living on the frontier between nature and civilization, the Virginian pursues his own singular code of honor. On a ranch near Sunk Creek, Wyoming, the cowpuncher from Virginia struggles to uphold this code in conflict with his deadly enemy, a former ranch hand turned rustler, as well as in his courting of the fiercely independent schoolmarm, whose own personal code is as strong as his. City Lit's adaptation will feature giant puppets as the horses in the story, a few of whom are important minor characters, to be designed by Von Orthal Puppets, creator of the puppets that represented the gods in City Lit's world premiere translation of Aeschylus's PROMETHEUS BOUND two seasons ago.

Jun 5, 2020 - Jul 19, 2020

Fri, Jun 5: 7:30pm
Sat, Jun 6: 7:30pm
Sun, Jun 7: 3:00pm
Fri, Jun 12: 7:30pm
Sat, Jun 13: 7:30pm
Sun, Jun 14: 3:00pm
Fri, Jun 19: 7:30pm
Sat, Jun 20: 7:30pm
Sun, Jun 21: 3:00pm
Fri, Jun 26: 7:30pm
Sat, Jun 27: 7:30pm
Sun, Jun 28: 3:00pm
Fri, Jul 3: 7:30pm
Sun, Jul 5: 3:00pm & 7:30pm
Mon, Jul 6: 7:30pm
Fri, Jul 10: 7:30pm
Sat, Jul 11: 7:30pm
Sun, Jul 12: 3:00pm
Mon, Jul 13: 7:30pm
Fri, Jul 17: 7:30pm
Sat, Jul 18: 7:30pm
Sun, Jul 19: 3:00pm



Price: $27-$32

Show Type: Drama

Box Office: 773-293-3682

www.citylit.org




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