The Ascension of Carlotta
written by Will Dunne, 16th Street 2008 playwright-in-residence
Directed by Ann Filmer
April 4-May 4, 2008
“This is a truly great play with wonderful acting, writing and direction.”
Ed Vincent, Suburban Journals
“Berwyn just got a whole lot more interesting for theatergoers with the opening of 16th Street Theater”
Nina Metz, Chicago Tribune
Alice Kowalski works at a 7-11. Romeo Brown’s dream is to rob a 7-11. Drunk on love during the last springtime of the 20th century, they travel the land of Berwyn seeing if two people from two different planets can be both armed and engaged.
Will Dunne is an award-winning playwright whose works have been staged internationally in three languages. He is one of only five playwrights to be selected three consecutive times for the U.S. National Playwrights Conference under the Artistic Direction of Lloyd Richards.