28. Second City Founder Bernard Sahlins Directs Under Milk Wood

U of C Professor Emeritus Nicholas Rudall in Dylan Thomas’s role

CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetrymagazine, is pleased to present Dylan Thomas’s masterworkUnder Milk Wood in a staged reading. Dylan Thomas wrote the radio play just a month before his tragic death at age 39.

What: A staged reading of Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood.

Who: Directed by Bernard Sahlins. Performed by Nicholas Rudall, Timothy Kazurinsky, Suzanne Petri, Brad Armacost, Rengin Altay, and Bruce Jarchow. Stage managed by Michael Cansfield. Sound by Kurtis Productions.

When: Two performances
Sunday, December 12, 7:30pm
Monday, December 13, 7:30pm

Where: Victory Gardens
Richard Christiansen Theater
2433 North Lincoln Avenue
Tickets $10; $5 students
Purchase tickets by visitingwww.poetryfoundation.org/events

Called a “play for voices,” Under Milk Wood follows the dreams and innermost thoughts of the inhabitants of an imaginary seaside Welsh village called Llareggub. The villagers are a colorful bunch of eccentrics who, in a work of great poetic beauty, decide to cordon off Llareggub from the “sane world.” Six actors will perform over sixty roles in this play, Dylan Thomas’s final work.

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