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Connie and Tristan in The Effect.

The Effect

Photo credit: Jon Cole

By Lucy Prebble

Directed by Elly Green

Season 32

Oct 13, 2019–Nov 23, 2019

Thu, Fri, Sat 7:30pm; Sun 4pm

1802 W Berenice Ave
Chicago, IL 60613

$35 | Seniors $26

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Hearts pounding, thoughts racing, and sleepless nights. Connie and Tristan are falling in love – or are they? Stuck in a clinical trial for an antidepressant, it’s hard to know what is love and what is the drug. 

As the trial’s supervising doctors untangle this relationship, everyone involved has to question what they know.

Creative Team

Elly Green*

Kamille Dawkins*
Assistant Director

Yeaji Kim
Set and Projections Designer

Claire Chrzan*
Lighting Designer

John Kelly*
Lighting Designer

Leah Hummel
Costume Designer

Isaac Mandel
Sound Designer

Hillarie Shockley
Props Designer

Tristin Hall
Violence and Intimacy Designer

Madeline M. Scott
Stage Manager

Alyssa Maldonado
Assistant Stage Manager

Manny Ortiz
Technical Director

Shelbi Arndt
Master Electrician

Zhanna Albertini

Al Hermann

Kelly Levandar

Shane Richlen

* Strawdog Theatre ensemble member