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Fall Comedy

Sunday, November 05, 2017
03:00 PM

You are invited to join us as we present our annual Blackfriars Guild Fall Play, "IS HE DEAD?", by Mark Twain! Set in and near Paris in 1846, “Is He Dead?” presents a lineup of cultural and farcical stereotypes, seen with the wide-eyed-with-a-wink gaze of Mark Twain. At the show’s center is Jean-François Millet, a brilliant but unrecognized painter. Since Jean-François can’t sell a landscape to save his life (literally), his inner circle of bohemian friends — an ethnic stew made up of an American, a German, and an Irishman — convince him that faking his death is just the ticket for raising his stock. So Jean-François disappears from life and re-emerges as his imaginary twin sister, a widow both mad and madcap. The expected complications ensue!

Showtimes are:
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3 at 7:00; 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, at 3:00.  

RESERVED SEATS are $22 and general seating is $16 for adults and $11 for students and senior citizens. CLICK HERE to buy tickets!

Please consider purchasing an AD or submitting a PATRON name or message for our keepsake program. Your support will be visible to over 1000 members of the Fenwick community who live in Oak Park and neighboring areas. Your ads, patrons and donations will directly impact our continuing auditorium upgrades, specifically stage lighting. To submit an ad or patron, please CLICK HERE.

The cast, crew, and production staff (producer Roger Finnell, director John Schoeph and tech director Toni Dactilidis) look forward to seeing you at the production!