CAST AND CREW ANNOUNCED FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF HEART OF FAIRY
(Chicago, IL) Three Cat Productions presents the world premiere of the Heart of Fairy at the Chicago Park District’s Berger Park Coach House Theater at 6205 N. Sheridan Road (Edgewater by Granville el stop on Red Line).
Heart of Fairy follows Sparkletasia the fairy who has always been a misfit. She bravely goes forth on Fairy Godmother-inspired quests in search of romantic relationships and then fairy child bearing, in hopes of becoming whole, accepted, happy and being who she’s meant to be. “Heart of Fairy” enters a world that explores what it means to be a fairy, overcome loss and find one’s true purpose and destiny in life.
Heart of Fairy iswritten by Laura Scruggs. The piece is directed by Jason Paul Smith, Three Cat Productions, Artistic Director and stars Maryann Carlson, Erin Caswell, Van Ferro, Rachel Grace, and Teryl Thurman.
Laura Scruggs, playwright, recently created a documentary, “Uncle Fun: You’re The One,” about the late Chicago toy store, Uncle Fun and its creator, Ted Frankel. It premiered at Chicago Filmmakers and will also be screened this year at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, the Intuit in Chicago and The Nest in Michigan City, Indiana. She has performed her one woman show, “Punk Grandpa,” around the country. She is so excited to now have had it performed as a multiple character play (at the FRIGID Festival in NYC and at Three Brothers Theatre) and it was published by Chicago Dramaworks.
The production team included musical composer and arranger Roy A. Freeman, literary management by Wendy Schmidt, lighting designer by Pat Henderson, costume and set design by Jason Paul Smith, prop design and assistant stage management by Emily Nelson and stage management by Julia Heeren.
Previews begin May 8, 2019. The show runs from May 8 – June 8, 2019. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 4:00pm and 7:30pm at the Berger Park Coach House Theater at 6205 N. Sheridan in the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago. Doors open 30 minutes prior to curtain. No late seating.
Tickets range from $15-25 each for all performances. Tickets can be purchased on our website at threecatproductions.com or via phone at 312.970.9840.
Street parking (paybox until 9pm) is available on Granville, side streets, and Broadway (Handicapped and limited parking is available. Please call the box office for special parking arrangements).
About Three Cat Productions
As Chicago’s artist incubator, Three Cat Production’s mission is to nurture artists. We provide opportunities, facilities, experiences, and creative relationships that foster their growth. Three Cat strives to reach diverse artists from as many disciplines as possible, under the umbrella of a producing theater. We believe every artist has a voice and every voice deserves a chance to come into its own, regardless of social connections, experience, education, or income level.
About the Laura Force Scruggs
Laura Force Scruggs is thrilled to be produced by Three Cat and is very thankful to have Three Cat as an artistic home, a safe place where she feels like her voice is understood and her fairy wings are encouraged. She recently created a documentary, “Uncle Fun: You’re The One,” about the late Chicago toy store, Uncle Fun and its creator, Ted Frankel. It premiered at Chicago Filmmakers and will also be screened this year at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, the Intuit in Chicago and The Nest in Michigan City, Indiana. She is the Curator/Creative Producer of the Three Cat Cabaret on the Lake, co-hosts Do Not Submit West Loop and co-hosts and produces the “Are You Famous, Yet?” podcast with her husband in which they interview artists of all kinds.
She works as a Tour Guide for Chicago Trolley and Double Decker Bus Company and as a respite worker for a young lady with autism. She taught theatre for about ten years in a variety of environments. Laura has her B.S. in Elementary Education, with a Jr. High/Middle School Theatre endorsement and an M.A. in Communication, Media and Theatre. She has performed her one woman show, “Punk Grandpa,” around the country. She is so excited to now have had it performed as a multiple character play (at the FRIGID Festival in NYC and at Three Brothers Theatre) and it was published by Chicago Dramaworks. Laura was also commissioned by Three Brothers Theatre to write the story of Macbeth from Lady Macbeth’s perspective, set in the context of the American government; this script was performed at both Three Cat and Three Brothers. Laura’s short play, “Bossy,” about her time as a drama instructor was produced by Unity Players in Chicago. She also enjoys faeries, puppets, festivals, hiking, thrift shopping and social justice!