Theater Y


Theatre Y was born out of the collaboration of playwright Andras Visky, Director Chris Markle and actress Melissa Lorraine on Visky's play "Juliet" which has toured internationally for the past six years and recently returned from performances in Italy and Serbia...The company is based in Chicago but has its roots in Romania, where it frequently travels to perform, study and develop new plays with playwright Andras Visky.

Mission Statement:
Theatre Y creates poetic and visceral theater, mines the contradictions of the human experience, and challenges audiences to find universally shared meaning.

We embrace the spirituality of the human existence.
We utilize international collaboration to foster greater understanding.
We strive for artistic excellence and to bring quality craftsmanship to the stage.
We seek to give voice to the marginalized in a global society.
We take deliberate risks in pushing artistic, personal and ideological boundaries.
We believe that our audience is critical in sorting though the ambiguity and completing our work.
We practice personal integrity and accountability.

Location: Chicago, IL, USA

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