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Intro


You'll Never Go Back to Hawthorn

a new play by T. Merle Thompson

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Intro


You'll Never Go Back to Hawthorn

a new play by T. Merle Thompson

 

A gritty exploration of the mythologies that shore up hope, You'll Never Go Back to Hawthorn tells the story of six men in a POW camp struggling to preserve their dignity, their memory, and their humanity. When the arrival of a mentally ill inmate named Carver plunges the prison into chaos, everyone must work together to convince him he is back home in Hawthorn, Louisiana. But how long can they keep up the illusion? And what, in the end, is the value of a beautiful lie over an ugly truth? You'll Never Go Back to Hawthorn portrays a dark world pierced by the flickering light of friendship, sacrifice and the insatiable longings that make us human.

 
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Victory Gardens


2016 Reading at Victory Gardens Theater
Chicago, IL

Victory Gardens


2016 Reading at Victory Gardens Theater
Chicago, IL

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Forget


Actor Danny Martinez reading the role of Byron

Forget


Actor Danny Martinez reading the role of Byron

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Daisy


Shea Coffman as Carver Chappell

Daisy


Shea Coffman as Carver Chappell

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Reading


Reading


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