Empire Builder

(with composer George Maurer) 3F, 5M. 100 minutes. Three travelers, each on the cusp of a painful decision, meet on the Empire Builder train westbound from Chicago. The train becomes a time machine, taking them to major junctions in the past and transforming what they believe, what they remember, and what they are willing...

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St. Luke’s

9 F, 2 M. 90 minutes. A story of a Chicago nursing school in the 1930s, and the extraordinary women who trained and taught there....

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Homesickness

4 F, 2 M. 90 minutes. It’’s official: civil war in Hawaii……Rogue engineer seizes phone lines in Dubuque…...Society disintegrates (details on the hour), and the only hope rests with Mooti, a roving jack-of-all-trades, and her granddaughter, Kid, raised by a Mom and Dad who don’’t speak the same language. A comedy about connection and communication,...

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Murderess

Click here to purchase a copy. 7 F. 90 minutes. Seven famous murderesses from American history – including Laura Fair, Belle Gunness, and Lizzie Borden – reveal their secrets in a suite of hair-raising monologues. Bertram manages to get to the heart of these diverse women and gives them each a unique voice. Some...

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Let’s Be Real

4 F, 2 M. 90 minutes. Why would a woman feign a love interest? For that matter, why would a clam put a fake fish on its rear end? Within the corporate wilderness of MegaCo, IT technician Chelly Waller sets a lure for copy room manager – and volunteer environmentalist – Pete Moss. A...

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The Good Fight

Click here to purchase a copy. 11 F, 4 M. 90 minutes. In 1913, women’s suffrage activists in England are being arrested and tortured. Their leader, Emmeline Pankhurst, is wanted by the police. Determined to shield her, some of her followers make a surprising choice: they learn jujitsu. Based on historical events. Includes fighting...

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