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Storefront Playwright Project

The League of Chicago Theaters puts local playwrights’ processes on display.
By Kris Vire |

Window of opportunity Inspired by a similar event in New York, the League of Chicago Theatres–sponsored Storefront Playwright Project puts local writers in the sidewalk spotlight. Playwrights like Susan Lieberman (pictured) are paid a stipend to take four-hour shifts plying their craft for public view in the window at Expo72 (72 E Randolph), with a street-facing screen displaying their output to passersby. Catch sight of the scribes 10am–6pm weekdays through December 22.

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