Chicago Gets More Anna in the Tropics in October

News   Chicago Gets More Anna in the Tropics in October The Victory Gardens Theatre staging of the Midwest premiere of Anna in the Tropics gets four additional performances following positive reviews and strong ticket sales.
Nilo Cruz, Pulitzer-winning playwright of Anna in the Tropics.
Nilo Cruz, Pulitzer-winning playwright of Anna in the Tropics.

The play won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Newly added performances, which join the existing schedule through Oct. 26, are Oct. 8 at 8 PM and Oct. 5, 19 and 26 at 8 PM. Henry Godinez directs. The cast features Charin Alvarez (Conchita), Sandra Delgado (Marela), Ricardo Gutierrez (Cheché), Sandra Marquez (Ofelia), Dale Rivera (Juan Julian), Gustavo Mellado (Santiago) and Eddie Torres (Palomo).

Victory Gardens is located at 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. For tickets, call (773) 871-3000.

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The current staging of the play at New Jersey's McCarter Theatre is heading to Broadway in November.