The Drama Group’s ‘Superior Donuts’ Opens February 15

CHICAGO HEIGHTS—(ENEWSPF)—February 14, 2013. The Drama Group is excited to present the comedy-drama ‘Superior Donut’s directed by Cathie Drakulich. Performances will be held at the Drama Group Studio Theatre on February 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd at 7:30pm and February 17th and 24th at 2pm. The Studio Theatre is located at 330 W. 202nd Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois.

Tickets are $19 for adults and $18.00 for seniors and $15 for students with ID. Group discount rates are also available. Good seats are still available, however, due to brisk advance sales, rather than waiting to purchase at the door, it is recommended to call the Drama Group box office at (708) 755-3444 for advance sales.

NOTE: contains adult themes, language and content.

In keeping with our “Community Outreach” program this season, all tickets for the Thursday, 2/21/13 performance will be offered at 2 for $12.00, with a non-perishable food item for each ticket purchased. The donations will be given to a local food pantry.

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There is limited handicap seating. Please call the Drama Group box office for details.

Synopsis – ‘Superior Donuts’

‘Superior Donuts’ is the sometimes serious, sometimes funny, but continuously engaging tale of Arthur, an aging 60’s anti-war activist, and the donut shop he owns, which is beginning to show its age. But when Arthur hires young Franco, things begin to change, but are they changing for the better?

‘Superior Donuts’ is a fairly recent work from the pen of Tracy Letts, making its world premiere at Chicago’s own Steppenwolf Theatre in 2008. After a Broadway run, which resulted in a TONY award nomination to actor John Michael Hill as a Featured Actor in a Play, this comedy-drama has been touring nationally.

Set in the heart of one of Chicago’s most diverse neighborhoods, ‘Superior Donuts’ explores the challenges of embracing the past, the dynamics of intergenerational relationships, and the redemptive power of friendship.