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137 Richard Engling, Chicago Playwright

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Chicago playwright Richard Engling remembers friend Fern Chertkow with the Afterlife Trilogy Playwright talks with the Geeks about his friend, his play and his process.

Chicago Playwright Richard Engling

It has been almost 30 years since award-winning author Fern Chertkow ended her own life, but her legacy lives on through the Afterlife Trilogy, a unique undertaking that fuses her writing with the work of novelist, playwright Richard Engling and his creative team at Chicago’s Polarity Ensemble Theatre.

Paying tribute to the late author, the trilogy combines two novels – “Visions of Anna” by Engling and “She Plays in . . . → Read More: 137 Richard Engling, Chicago Playwright

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