CityLit_41_EmmasChild_postcard.jpg

One of the great Chicago plays.  By City Lit's resident playwright, author of Voice of Good Hope and The Safe House, it won the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and a half-dozen other playwriting awards when Terry directed the Chicago premiere at Victory Gardens twenty-five years ago. 

 

A Rogers Park couple plans to adopt the child of Emma, a pregnant teenager.  What follows threatens their marriage and reshapes what they think of parenthood.

Run time: 1 hour and 55 minutes (includes a 10-minute intermission)