The cast of The New Colony’s “11:11” reaches for a deeper meaning, with a little chemical help. “Come and get your Jesus swag!,” chirps a New Colony ensemble member as you enter the Victory Garden’s Studio Theatre for their new comedy, 11:11. Bracelets asking, “Got God?,” Jesus stickers, plastic crucifix necklaces, temporary tattoos – it’s all… Read More Review: ‘11:11’ @ The New Colony
From the YouTube description: “On the eve of the first day of camp, a group of young, Christian camp counselors give in to the temptations of summer’s last night of freedom, and in the process, unknowingly drug themselves. As the evening unravels, secrets are shared about life, love, sexuality and, ultimately, the doubts of young… Read More Video trailer for New Colony’s ’11:11′
Calls to Blood, the new play produced by The New Colony currently receiving rave reviews, features one of the 42 shocking plot twists below. (Not a third act plot twist, mind you — but a late first act one). Guess which one it is! And here’s the fun part! I won’t tell you! (Click here to embiggen.)… Read More Fun game: Guess the plot twist!
Imagine: After years of blissful content, you one day acquire a piece of information that poisons everything you once believed. And not only is that happiness stripped away from you quite suddenly, but your previous experiences with it are now null and void. Calls to Blood, the compact, raw drama playing at the even more… Read More Calls to Blood @ The New Colony
Just how I always imagined. Lots of stapling, spinning in chairs and running up and down stairs. Hard work! Their new season starts next week. I’ll be there. Can’t wait.
The New Colony is stepping way from its “comfortable comedic roots.” According to their press release issued today, that is, announcing their second season. This highly promising new Chicago off-loop theatre company, which successfully concluded its inaugural season this year, has quickly made a name for itself by producing cutting, satirical comedies with titles such… Read More The New Colony announces a risky new season