"Our Suburb" , A Play About Skokie, IL Premieres in Washington , DC
Darrah Cloud, an MFA graduate of Goddard College who grew up in Skokie has written a play, Our Suburb, with Skokie, Illinois as its subject. Her play, based on Thornton Wilder's "Our Town," premiered in December at Theater J in Washington, DC.
One of the characters in the play is named Thornton in this observation of Skokie and its residents. Darrah Cloud's play is set in 1970's Skokie, home to a prominent post-war community.
The play, directed by Judith Ivey, runs through January 12 at D.C. Jewish Community Center , 1529 16th Street NW. Our Suburb runs about two hours in length and tickets are $35-$65.
See www.theaterj.org or call 800-494-8497.