Midwest premiere
p. Michael Perlman    c. Broken Nose Theatre

February - March 2017 @ Berger Park Coach House (Original run)
June - August 2017 @ The Den Theatre (SUMMER REMOUNT)

Winner of 4 Non-Equity Jeff Awards including
Best Director of a Play (Spenser Davis),
Best Production of a Play
and Best Ensemble

Winner of 3 TimeOut Chicago Theatre Awards
Best Ensemble of the Year; nominated for Best Director

When a group of friends escape the city on their annual weekend retreat, they outlaw cellphones, ban the Internet, and force themselves to talk to one another. But when the liquor starts the flow and the tongues start to loosen, no topic is off-limits and no conversation is off the table. AT THE TABLE was the runaway storefront theatre hit of 2017, selling out its entire Winter run, receiving a Summer Remount, before selling out that and both of its extensions. It also won 4 Jeff Awards including Best Production - Play, Best Ensemble and Best Director - Play for Spenser, who was a first-time nominee.

One of the Best Shows of 2017

★ ★ ★ ★ One of the most riveting shows of the theater season ... [Spenser] Davis’ direction does not mess around for a second ... amped-up, high-stakes, hyper-realistic ... This show has my highest recommendation.”
— Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
★ ★ ★ ★ Director Spenser Davis and a sterling cast elevate the material to impressive heights ... some of the finest storefront ensemble acting in recent memory.
— Kris Vire, Time Out Chicago
Such an ensemble, they irresistibly suggested to me the early days of Steppenwolf ... The same attack, the same ease within the ensemble, the same take-no-prisoners aesthetic in choosing material.
— Kelly Kleiman, Dueling Critics
★ ★ ★ ★ Easily the best and most necessary play I’ve seen this year... confrontational, provocative and unforgettable.
— Lauren Whalen, Chicago Theater Beat
One of the best shows you’re likely to see in 2017 ... Definitely a must-see ... Highly Recommended!
— Alex Huntsberger, Newcity Stage
Subtle and brilliant ... blisteringly funny ...
— Dan Jakes, Chicago Reader
Highly Recommended
— Debra Davy, Chicago Splash

All photos, original run and remount, are by Matthew Freer.