Howie the Rookie

A Chicago Premiere
By Mark O'Rowe, directed by Mike Tutaj

Two opposing Dublin gang members find themselves caught up in circumstances beyond their control, resulting in a savage and bizarre outcome.

October 2004

In the press

"...a downhill bus with no breaks...tough all-male excursion, which seems to be their milieu, and good they are at it."
- Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
"...the minimalist formula of two actors and a chair, which can seem phony, really pays off here."
- Christopher Piatt, Chicago Reader

Artistic Team

Brendan Melanson
Matt Engle

Director: Mike Tutaj
Stage Manager: Jonathan Nininger