Support Group for Men Artist Encounter
Sunday, July 1 | 5 - 6pm
at Goodman Theatre
Free for Members and Students, $10 for the general public
Join Support Group for Men playwright Ellen Fairey and director Kimberly Senior for a discussion on the world premiere production's sartorial take on gender, politics and Chicago's Wrigleyville neighborhood.
MEET THE ARTISTS
Ellen Fairey (Playwright) Ellen Fairey's Support Group for Men appeared in the 2016 New Stages Festival after originally being developed at Ojai Playwrights Conference. She is the author of Graceland, which held its New York premiere as part of Lincoln Center Theater's LCT3 series and previously enjoyed an extended six-month run at Chicago's Profiles Theatre. Graceland was awarded the 2010 Jeff Award for Best New Work and The New York Times named Ms. Fairey one of their “Faces to Watch” for spring 2010.
Kimberly Senior (Director) Kimberly Senior's previous work with the Goodman includes Disgraced; Rapture, Blister, Burn and Support Group for Men (New Stages Festival production). Her Chicago credits include The Scene, Marjorie Prime, The Diary of Anne Frank, Hedda Gabler, The Letters (Writers Theatre, where she is a resident director); Discord, 4000 Miles and The Whipping Man (Northlight Theatre); Want and The North Plan (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Inana, My Name is Asher Lev, All My Sons and Dolly West's Kitchen (TimeLine Theatre Company, where she is an associate artist); Disgraced (American Theater Company); The Great God Pan, After the Revolution, Madagascar, The Overwhelming and The Busy World is Hushed (Next Theatre Company), among others.