Sponsored by:
  • The Humana Foundation

March 2 - April 10, 2016

Run Time: 1 hour, 55 minutes
There will be no intermission.

by Laura Jacqmin
directed by Hal Brooks

March 2 – April 10, 2016
in the Bingham Theatre

New mom Maggie returns to her medical sales job, checking into an extended-stay hotel in Arizona as she pursues the commission that will get her out of debt and back on track. When she befriends two hotel employees intent on making her visit a five-star experience, they discover that their lives are all on similarly shaky ground. A funny and sharply observed play about hanging on when you’re at the end of your rope, and the times when letting go might be the most responsible thing to do.

About the Playwright
Laura Jacqmin is a Chicago-based playwright, TV writer, and video game writer, originally from Cleveland. At Actors Theatre: Hero Dad. Regional: January Joiner (Long Wharf Theatre); Ski Dubai (Steppenwolf Theatre); Dental Society Midwinter Meeting (Williamstown Theatre Festival, 16th Street Theater, Chicago Dramatists/At Play). Other theatre: A Third (Finborough Theatre, London); Look, We Are Breathing (Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, Sundance Institute Theatre Lab); Do-Gooder (16th Street Theater); Ghost Bike (Buzz22 Chicago), and more. Jacqmin is the recipient of the Wasserstein Prize, two National Endowment for the Arts Art Works grants, The Kennedy Center’s David Mark Cohen Playwriting Award, two MacDowell Fellowships, and an Illinois Arts Council Individual Artist Grant. Television: Grace and Frankie (Netflix); Lucky 7 (ABC). Video games: Minecraft: Story Mode (Telltale Games). Jacqmin is a founding member of The Kilroys and holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.F.A. from Ohio University.

Audience Advisory: This play contains strong language, sexual situations, and drug use.
Age Recommendations: Ages 16+

Residence was developed by the Cape Cod Theatre Project.

The Buzz about Residence

“…’Residence’ marks an ambitious play seeking to depict people struggling with issues that are too rarely spoken of in the public arena.” – Elizaberth Kramer, The Courier Journal Full Review

Check out the Playwright’s process on the Courier Journal’s website: Full Video

“Director Hal Brooks and the creative team…do a fantastic job of shaping and framing this story.” – Marty Rosen, LEO Weekly Full Review

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