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The Chicago stage premiere of Waiting for Tina Meyer, the only collaboration between Thatcher, City Lit's resident playwright, and Shue, the late playwright of the farces The Nerd and The Foreigner.  Written while they were best friends and resident actors at Milwaukee Repertory Theater in the 1980s, it concerns a pair of best-friend actors sitting in a bar because one of them is expecting to be met there by Tina Meyer, a woman he doesn't know who sent him a note backstage earlier that evening.

The world premiere of Text Me was commissioned from longtime City Lit collaborator, Kingsley Day, as a companion piece to Thatcher and Shue's play. In this musical version of life at the bar, 21st Century dating patterns get tangled up in 21st Century technology, and the age-old questions of love and romance persist as two gay men who have previously met only online plan their first in-person meeting..

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