CHICK

Based on "Magician of The Modern" by Eugene R. Gaddis

A play in three monologues | 1M, 1F

In 1927, a passionate and rebellious young man—A. Everett "Chick" Austin—was made director of America's oldest public art museum, the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut. What followed was a career that shook up the city and reinvigorated the arts in America. But what is the cost—both personal and professional—of blazing such a trail?

 

World Premiere | Hartford Stage | 2007

Originally commissioned by Hartford Stage


Directed by Michael Wilson


Featuring Robert Sella and Enid Graham

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ACCOLADES

"A DYNAMIC WORK OF ART.

DAVID GRIMM
is a writer with lingual dexterity, classic sophistication,

and CUNNING, PUNNING WIT."

—The Village Voice