SynopsisJeeter arrives in the Great Central Valley to the rusted trailer of his buddy Ben, a fellow Vietnam veteran. Their beer drinking is interrupted by the arrival of Jeeter’s new girlfriend, her crazy mother and a stranger from their shared past. This is a fierce, funny American story by Steven Dietz, one of the country’s most widely-produced playwrights.
Cast & Artists
- Sound Design: Michael Bodeen
- Stage Manager: Laura D. Glenn
- Sound Design: Rob Milburn
- Costume Design: Janice Pytel
- Scenic Design: Todd Rosenthal
- Directed by: ensemble member Rick Snyder
- Lighting Design: Ann G. Wrightson
- Assistant Stage Manager: Deb Styer
- Casting Director: Erica Daniels
- Assistant Director: York Griffith
- Assistant Lighting Designer: Keith Parham
- Dramaturgical Assistants: Kate Evans, Tyler Greene, Greta Honold, Meghan McCarthy
- Run Crew: Scott Gerwitz, Julie Ruscitti
- Stage Management Apprentice: Rose Marie Packer
Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times
“ **** (out of 4) A Stellar Production.”
Barbara Vitello, Daily Herald
“Steven Dietz’s Last of the Boys most assuredly delivers…potent, moving and strangely wise…”
Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
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Curt Columbus talks with ensemble member Rick Snyder and playwright Steven Dietz about the countercultural forces behind Last of the Boys.
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