Lally and Tom had their rehearsals for their play readings today at Timeline Theatre Company. Later that night we went to see The How and the Why by Keira Fromm at the Timeline Theatre Company.
Two women meet for the first time on the eve of a national conference. Both are brilliant evolutionary biologists who share a zeal for science and a bold, contrarian approach to their male-dominated field—even as one challenges the other with a radical new theory that may change the way people regard sex. As mysteries unfold about their relationship the two scientists clash over differing views on evolution, feminism and generational divides in modern America. The two hander was gripping and tightly executed.
The day allowed us to meet local Chicago actors, directors and playwrights, to broaden Inscription’s contact base in Chicago, which is a very proud theatre town.