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Tuesday, February 27

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Theatre Wed Feb 17 2010

Pretty Penny @ The Right Brain Project

PPCard02.jpgWhile internet dating and "cybering", as the kids say, is predominant these days, phone sex stays a lucrative and ubiquitous industry. Just like dating websites, some people dive in for the thrill, some for the laughs and some for the connection. Local Chicago theater company The Right Brain Project will explore these ideas and more with artistic director Nathan Robbel's production of Pretty Penny, which opens this Thursday at 8pm.

A sexually charged tale of five individuals seeking validation and a sense of identity, Pretty Penny begins when a young girl takes on a career as a phone sex operator on a no-taboo line. What starts as an intriguing job and psychological experiment turns into a journey of self-discovery as reality and fantasy intermingle to the point of upheaval.

Pretty Penny opens this Thursday, February 18, and runs through March 20. Shows are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 7pm, presented at the RBP Rorschach, located at 4001 N. Ravenswood at the intersection of Irving Park & Ravenswood. Admission is a suggested $15 donation, and reservations are highly recommended, as seating is limited. Please call the RBP box office at 773-750-2033 or e-mail your ticket requests to And yes, it was written by me.

Photo by Tom McGrath
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LaShawn Williams / February 17, 2010 9:42 AM

Awesome! I need to make this show b4 it ends...

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