Chicago Illinois Theater ‘Spoon River Anthology”


Spoon River Anthology

Location: Chicago, IL

Type: Theater

E.D.G.E. Theatre (Holmes vs Holmes, MacSith) is excited to unearth from the delta a vibrant, soulful and sinful production. Mixing the hidden and forgotten stories of the American classic Spoon River Anthology, this production will morph the audience into the darker currents of the River. Where love and murder are but a shadow of the moon, difference and death are intrinsically connected to life. From sweat of the brow to the small of the back this piece infuses classic poetry with delta Gothic soul and American roots music.

Rehearsal are at Artistic Director Orion apt. 5805 N. Ridge. Close to Bryn Mawr Rediline
Rehearsal Schedule will be carved from cast conflicts. A typical rehearsal is 7-10p

  • 2 dates in March (one for a read through, one for a workshop/table work)
  • 3 rehearsals per week in April
  • 3 rehearsals per week in May
  • 3 rehearsals per week early June,

There is the possibility of some pay.

Music Rehearsals are likely to be at our music director’s house.

Tech (Pendulum):
June 13-15th
Performances (Pendulum):
June 16-26th
Thurs-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 3pm

If interested please submit a video of you singing a soulful choice of music less than 60 seconds and a piece of spoken word poetry less than 60 seconds long to

We are seeking a diverse cast. Specifically looking for an actor or actress of Asian decent. We are looking for 1 female and three male actors to join a pre cast cast
Style that we are going for:

Payment: Other

City or Location of call: Chicago, IL

Please submit to:

This casting notice was posted by: E.D.G.E. Theatre

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