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Emma’s Child

Emma’s Child

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One of the great Chicago plays. By City Lit’s resident playwright, author of Voice of Good Hope and The Safe House, it won the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and a half-dozen other playwriting awards when Terry directed the Chicago premiere at Victory Gardens twenty-five years ago.

A Rogers Park couple plans to adopt the child of Emma, a pregnant teenager. What follows threatens their marriage and reshapes what they think of parenthood.

As of March 9, 2022, City Lit Theater’s COVID-19 policies are as follows. City Lit Theater is requiring all audience members to present proof of vaccination and wear a mask during the performance. These policies are subject to change. Please check with the theater to confirm their current policy.

City Lit Theater - 1020 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL 60660

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  • As of March 9, 2022, City Lit Theater’s COVID-19 policies are as follows. City Lit Theater is requiring all audience members to present proof of vaccination and wear a mask during the performance. These policies are subject to change. Please check with the theater to confirm their current policy.

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When would you like to attend this show?

Friday, May 27
  1. 7:30pm
    $17

Saturday, May 28
  1. 7:30pm
    $17

Sunday, May 29
  1. 3:00pm
    $17