Dream Theatre Company Opens New Location with ANNA, IN THE DARKNESS

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Dream Theatre Company unveils its new Dream Laboratory location with a weekly run of the critically acclaimed audience favorite Anna, in the Darkness.  The one-woman psychological thriller will be performed Saturday evenings at 10 p.m. between DTC productions, beginning June 28, 2014, at 5026 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.

The new 35-seat storefront theatre is an ideal setting for the intimate, raw, artistic, and often experimental new plays that Dream Theatre Company is known for and is exemplified by its definitive work, Anna, in the Darkness. Now in its 12th play is written by Artistic Director Jeremy Menekseoglu and features company member Megan Merrill.

A teacher has barricaded herself in her house while her neighbors in her tiny Texas town mass to kill her … and lucky you – you’re trapped in there with her.

Here’s what some have said about this show:

“In Megan Merrill’s flawless performance, Anna’s shifts between sympathetic vulnerability and deep-seeded rage throw both her innocence and her sanityinto question … the play inflicts a devilish torture on the imagination.” – Marissa Oberlander, Chicago Reader

“Megan Merrill gives a quietly powerful tour de force … Anna is also immersed in psychological darkness, and this is the darkness that haunts long after you’ve left the theater.” – Zach Freeman, New City

“A chilling experience … you feel like you’re stuck in that dang living room with her, exposed and susceptible to the lurking danger outside.” – Nina Metz,  Chicago Tribune

Anna, in the Darkness is currently scheduled for June 28, July 5, July 12, July 19, July 26 and August 2 at 10 p.m. Performances will resume later in the year. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at dreamtheatrecompany.com, or make reservations and pay at the door by texting 773-552-8616 or emailing annainthedarkness@gmail.com.