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Special Event with Spencer Huffman

You are invited to attend an event at the Kerouac House with our spring 2021 resident Spencer Huffman. During the event a professional staged reading of Spencer’s new play, The Baseball Gods, will be shown. After the screening Spencer will be available to answer questions about the new play, his approach to writing plays, and his stay at the Kerouac House.

**The screening of Spencer’s play will take place indoors while the socializing and mingling before and after will take place outdoors. Masks will be required for the event and we encourage participants to social distance.**

Spencer Huffman is a playwright, actor, and director based in Chicago. His plays include: The Baseball Gods, When We Were Little, Shine Down On Us, The Swamp Play, Like Some Deep Booming, The Vastness of the North,and If Only We Were Ghosts. His plays have earned finalist and semi-finalist nominations from The National Playwrights Conference, American Stage’s 21st Century Voices New Play Festival, Landing Theatre Co. New American Voices Festival, and Southwest Theatre Production’s Rising Artists Playwriting Competition, among others. His plays have received staged readings from Broken Bell Reads (Chicago, IL), Three Cat Productions (Chicago, IL), and Relative Theatrics (Laramie, WY). He has been a writer-in-residence at The Millay Colony and The Marble House Project. As a director, Spencer’s work includes site-specific, guerilla productions of Jerusalemby Jez Butterworth, Bug by Tracy Letts, and Aaslt by Duncan McLean and Pol Heyvaert. Spencer graduated from the School at Steppenwolf in 2019. BA: Kenyon College.

While the reading is free to attend, you do need to register for it through Eventbrite by clicking here.

We look forward to seeing as many of you as can make it to view this staged reading.