The follow are our upcoming shows. Please check back periodically as this list will be updated as new shows are added to the schedule. Please contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming shows!
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Theater On The Edge is proud to present our shows in our unique Cinematic Theater Experience. Because of the complexity and detail of our designs and performances, we only produce one show at a time.
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The follow are our past shows. Please click on a show to read more about its production and to read any reviews available. Please contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming shows!
SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE
by Ralph Pape
In 1976, a group of friends are getting ready to attend their high-school reunion, and as they while away the hours before it is time to leave, they talk and smoke pot, with their conversation becoming funnier—and more revealing—as the smoke thickens.
by Eric Bogosian
Barry Champlain, Cleveland's controversial radio host, is on the air doing what he does best: insulting the lost souls who call in to his show to sound off.
THE GOAT OR, WHO IS SYLVIA?
by Edward Albee
This is a tale of a married, middle-aged architect, Martin, his wife Stevie, and their son Billy, whose lives crumble when Martin's love is focused elsewhere. The play focuses on the limits and boundaries of loyalty and understanding. Through showing this family in crisis, Albee challenges audience members to question their own moral judgment of social taboos.
by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb
"Sex to Change the Course of the World"—a grad student's online personal ad lures a mysterious journalism student to his subterranean research lab under the pretense of an evening of "no strings attached" sex. But when an alleged major global catastrophic event threatens to strike the planet, their date takes on evolutionary significance and the fate of humanity could hang in the balance. An epic and intimate dramatic comedy that explores the influences of fate versus randomness in the course of one's life, and life as we know it.
by Johnna Adams
Over the course of a parent/teacher conference, a grieving mother and an emotionally overwhelmed primary school teacher have a fraught conversation about the tragic suicide of the mother's son, Gidion. Gidion may have been bullied severely—or he may have been an abuser. As his story is slowly uncovered, the women try to reconstruct a satisfying explanation for Gidion's act and come to terms with excruciating feelings of culpability.
by David Auburn
The play concerns Catherine, the daughter of Robert, a recently deceased mathematical genius and professor at the University of Chicago, and her struggle with mathematical genius and mental illness. Catherine had cared for her father through a lengthy mental illness.
by Lyle Kessler
Two brothers, Phillip, sensitive, reclusive, never venturing out of his North Philly home and Treat, a violent pickpocket and thief who kidnaps a mysteriously wealthy businessman who turn the table on the two brothers and in strange, hilarious and moving way, becomes their long lost father figure.
by Tracy Letts
Arthur owns a donut shop in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. Franco, a black teenager who is his only employee, wants to change the shop for the better. This comedy-drama explores the challenges of embracing the past and the redemptive power of friendship.
by Stephen Belber
Over the course of an evening, Vince gets his friend Jon to admit that ten years ago he date-raped a girl they both dated in high school—only then to reveal that he's taped their entire conversation.
by David Mamet
In a Chicago junk shop three small time crooks plot to rob a man of his coin collection, the showpiece of which is a valuable "Buffalo nickel".
VENUS IN FUR
by David Ives
A struggling writer is trying to find just the right girl for his "adaptation." But he gets more than he bargained for when Vanda Jordan enters his life.
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A Thank You Note from TOTE!THANK YOU!! We Appreciate You ♥ What an amazing experience it has been bringing Say Goodnight, Gracie to the stage…
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SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE gears up for 2nd full runORLANDO – TOTE is re-staging Ralph Pape’s Comedy-Drama Say Goodnight, Gracie for a full second run, opening September 17th and…