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New Directors' Showcase Features 3 One-act Plays

Wego Drama at West Chicago Community High School starts their 2019-20 season with the plays “Boiling People in my Coffee”, “One Lane Bridge”, and “Greek Mythology Olympiaganza”. These shows are student directed by Nathan Bradley, Justin Blackburn and Christina Champagne. Performances are August 16 and 17, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the school, 326 Joliet St., West Chicago. Tickets are $10 available at the door or in advance at

Student Director Nathan Bradley states, “I am really thankful for this new experience. I have directed a few small things in the past, but this is the first time I have ever directed something this size. This has been a really amazing learning experience.”

Student Director Justin Blackburn comments, “Directing “One Lane Bridge” has been a really fun and interesting experience. Being able to make art in a new way is what stands out to me the most.”

Student Director Christina Champagne states, “This has been one of my favorite experiences in drama so far and I am so grateful for this chance. Seeing things from a new perspective has helped me grow so much. I am so lucky to have such an incredible cast to work with.”

The company includes from Carol Stream:  Jaclyn Camp and Sydney Radke. 

From West Chicago:  Gerardo Avila, Kenya Bahena, Ana Bazant, Danny Boyce, Nathan Bradley, Ryan Castiglia, Melissa Casimiro, Christina Champagne, Steven Demma, Josie Kotke, Daniela Luna, Grace Miller, Alexa Palacios Reyes, Vincent Ross, Guadalupe Rosales, and Olivia Wesling.

From Winfield:  David Brown, Hannah Brown, Justin Blackburn, Mikail Herrera, Elizabeth Hurley, Ben Jimenez , Liz Ryan, and Cassi Villa.

Technical Direction  is by Chris Jensen. Performances are Friday and Saturday, August 16 and 17 at 7:00 p.m. at West Chicago Community High School, 326 Joliet St., West Chicago.  Tickets are $10 and available at and the door.

“Boiling People in my Coffee” and “Greek Mythology Olympiaganza” are produced by arrangement with Playscripts, New York. “One Lane Bridge” is produced by arrangement with Dramatic Publishing, Woodstock, Illinois.

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Cast members rehearse for "Boiling People in my Coffee"       Cast members rehearse for "Greek Mythology Olympiaganza"

Cast members rehearse for "One Lane Bridge"