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January 11—13, 2019
8:00pm Friday & Saturday / 7:30pm Sunday

Fragile Filigree Love
by Georgette Kelly
Directed by Edward M. Pinkowski
Director’s Assistant: Katie McClatchey
Featuring: Mary Ellen Druyan and Stacy McCargo

The Yellow Room Murders
by Hope Hommersand
Directed by Linda Roberts
Director’s Assistant: Carol Suda
Featuring: Rosa Hermosillo‐Fries, Philip Johnson, Nicole Leatherwood,
Liliana Mitchell, Pat Politano, Sharesa Uher, Tom Viskocil

Production Team: Stage Manager: Karen Arnold, Lighting Design: Eric Karafiat & Kurt Lemke Sound Design: Anselmo Marquez
The Theatre of Western Springs 4384 Hampton Ave 708‐246‐4043

There will be a post‐show discussion with the directors each evening.
Donations appreciated and accepted at the door. No reservations necessary.
General Seating.
Thank you for supporting the Theatre of Western Springs!

The 2017-18 Directors' Workshop Season is generously sponsored by
The Hinsdale Shell Food Mart
located at the corner of Ogden Avenue and York Road in Hinsdale. Now offering Deli Delivery —


The Directors’ Workshop is an educational workshop that presents four weekend performances a year in the Cattell Theatre. Ed Wavak is chair of the Directors' Workshop committee and Greg Kolack, TWS Artist-in-Residence, is the Directors' Workshop Mentor.

The Theatre of Western Springs (708-246-4043) is located at the corner of Hampton
and Hillgrove in Western Springs, just north of the Burlington Railroad tracks and just east of the Tri-State Tollway.

Take the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) and exit Ogden
Avenue east. Turn south on the first street east of the tollway (Hampton). Continue down Hampton and turn right on the street just before the "T" intersection.

There is free parking across the street from the Theatre.

Map and Contact Information


4 TICKETS for $82

For just $82 you can solve your holiday gift giving dilemma. No more soaps, candles, socks or ties! Get them the gift of live theatre this holiday. They’ll think of you each time they attend a performance. $82 gets them the “Four-Fer” Flex Pass which is good for ANY FOUR SEATS to any Main Stage or Forum subscription show. They just need to call or visit the Box Office at least 24-hours in advance to book (subject to availability) and their ticket will be waiting at the Will Call window.



Up to 20% off* your bill at three of your favorite Western Springs restaurants
Salty Fig, Hillgrove Tap and Salerno’s.

In the past, we have had The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Pat Tomasulo and Sex and the City. This year, we will have ABBA (Salute), The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra and The Best of Second City.


*Please refer to card for discount deal.





Based on the classic animated film, Disney's 101 Dalmatians KIDS is a fur-raising adventure featuring Cruella De Vil, Disney's most outrageous villain, and 101 of the most adorable heroes to set their paws onstage. With a high-spirited score and lovable characters, this stage adaptation is certain to charm and delight all audiences.

Pet owners, Roger and Anita, live happily in London with their Dalmatians, Pongo and Perdita, stalwart dogs devoted to raising their puppies. Everything is quiet until Anita's former classmate, the monstrous Cruella De Vil, plots to steal the puppies for her new fur coat. The Dalmatians rally all the dogs of London for a daring rescue of the puppies from Cruella and her bumbling henchmen.

Show Dates:
Fri, Mar 15th 7:00 pm
Sat, Mar 16th 11:00 am & 3:00 pm
Sun, Mar 17th 3:00 pm

Ticket and Box Office Information


Studio 1

Studio 1 is “TWS Bootcamp” which consists of twelve sessions during which participants work on and perform monologues and scenes, and learn about the different technical/design areas of the theatre. Studio 1 culminates in a presentation of scenes to which you can invite your family and friends.

Our next session of Studio 1 is October 20 - Nov 4

The dates and times are:

  • Sat Oct 20th 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Sun Oct 21st 7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Tue Oct 23rd 7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Wed Oct 24th 7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Thur Oct 25th 7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Sat Oct 27th 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Sun Oct 28th 9:00 a.m. – 12noon
  • Tues Oct 30th 7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Thur Nov 1st 7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m
  • Fri Nov 2nd 6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Sat Nov 3rd 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Sun Nov 4th 6:00 p.m. call, 7pm performance

Attendance is required at 10 of the 12 sessions. You must be in class the last 2 sessions & present for graduation. Enrollment in Studio is limited.

The cost for the Studio 1 Workshop is $40. The $40 can be applied to the purchase of your full-season subscription. Once you have taken Studio, purchased a subscription, and volunteered you are eligible for casting.

If you have any questions or to register, please contact Diana Visk via email at and put "Studio" in the subject line.

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