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First Rehearsal: IN THE NEXT ROOM

Take a look at the first rehearsal for Sarah Ruhl's Pulitzer Prize Finalist, IN THE NEXT ROOM OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY. This intimate and humorous story of self-discovery at the dawn of electricity features direction by Mechelle Moe and a knockout cast that includes Anish Jethmalani (Dr. Givings), Edgar Miguel Sanchez (Leo Irving), Dana Tretta (Annie), Melissa Canciller (Sabrina Daldry), Joel Ewing (Mr. Daldry), Krystel McNeil (Elizabeth) and Rochelle Therrien (Catherine Givings).

IN THE NEXT ROOM: Excerpt #1

Mr. Daldry (Joel Ewing), fearing his wife (Melissa Canciller) is not well due to her change in mood and ambition, brings her to Dr. Givings (Anish Jethmalani*) for diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Givings seems to know just what his wife is suffering from and may have just the treatment to help cure her. Written by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Mechelle Moe, IN THE NEXT ROOM OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY also features Rochelle Therrien, Dana Tretta*, Krystel McNeil, and Edgar Miguel Sanchez*. Now playing at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont) through December 13.

IN THE NEXT ROOM: Excerpt #2

After having two polar experiences to the same event, Mrs. Givings (Rochelle Therrien) and Mrs. Daldry (Melissa Canciller) ask Elizabeth (Krystel McNeil) if she, too, has such an experience and can help them make sense of it. Written by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Mechelle Moe, IN THE NEXT ROOM OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY also features Anish Jethmalani*, Joel Ewing, Dana Tretta*, and Edgar Miguel Sanchez*. Now playing at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont) through December 13.

A peek at IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY

TimeLine Theatre Company presents IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Mechelle Moe, presented at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., October 20 - December 16, 2017

Discussions & Events

  • Open Captioned Performance of IN THE NEXT ROOM
    Saturday, November 18 at 4pm

    Featuring a text display of words and sounds heard during the performance.

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  • IN THE NEXT ROOM: Company Member Discussion
    Sunday, November 19

    Join us for an informal chat with TimeLine’s Company Members after today’s performance.

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  • IN THE NEXT ROOM: Post-Show Discussion
    Various dates

    Join us for informal post-show discussions with members of the production team and cast.

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  • IN THE NEXT ROOM: PRE-Show Discussion
    Various dates

    Join us for an informal sneak peek into IN THE NEXT ROOM with members of the production team.

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  • IN THE NEXT ROOM: Sunday Scholars Series
    Sunday, December 10

    This one-hour post-show panel discussion features experts on the themes of the play.

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Go Beyond The 'Line

Dig further into the history that inspires IN THE NEXT ROOM OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY with this new 4 week course starting Monday, October 30.

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Learn more with TimeLine's exclusive magazine featuring historical information, artist interviews and more!

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