With and Without
Nov 1Dec 1, 1995
By Jeffrey Sweet

Director

Sandy Shinner

Playwright

Jeffrey Sweet

Cast

Jim Sherman (Mark)
Linnea Todd (Shelly)
Annabel Armour (Jill)
Marc Vann (Glen)

Summary

The central crisis is soapy: when Jill’s husband doesn’t join her and her married friends Mark and Shelly at the lakeside cottage they share, Jill flings herself into adultery with Glen, the equally lonely and imperfect stranger she brings back to the cottage. To complicate matters, Mark and Jill are old flames, and Mark still feels guilt over extinguishing that blaze. His rage at seeing Jill use the cabin for a tryst can’t disguise his remorse over knowing that Jill had to settle for a marriage much less happy than his blissful union with Shelly. Fortunately, savvy playwright Jeffrey Sweet handles this steamy story and the situational ethics with maturity and wisdom. (Source credited: http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/with-and-without/Content?oid=889123)

Production Team

Sandy Shinner: Director
Ron de Marco: Production Manager
Amy Field: Stage Manager
Christi-Ann Socolewicz: Stage Manager
Wellesley Chapman: Production Assistant
Bill Bartelt: Set Design
Chris Phillips: Light Design
Maggie Morettini: Costume Design
Galen Ramsey: Sound Design & Props

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