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DocFest2018 is Erasing the Distance's annual festival of new work, exploring mental health issues from new theatrical perspectives. The two productions in this year's festival are-

Adapted by Maura Kidwell* and Katie Relkin*
Directed by Lydia Milman Schmidt
Performed by Claire Alpern and Claudia DiBiccari

From puberty to menopause, the female reproductive system affects mental health. Empathically examining fertility/infertility, illness, motherhood and more, the stories in Over the Moon provide insight and compassion into the female experience.

Performance schedule: 9/6 8:00 PM, 9/8 5:00 PM, 9/9 5:00 PM, 9/14 8:00 PM, 9/15 8:00 PM

Learning 101
Adapted by Mariana Green* and Heather Schwartz
Directed by Kira Silverstein
Performed by Meghan Harkins, Rolo Rodriguez and PJ Walker

Focusing on whole child wellness, Learning 101 examines the role trauma plays in classrooms. Stories of Chicago Public School educators and students magnify an average school today and the challenges they face.

Performance schedule: 9/7 8:00 PM, 9/8 8:00 PM, 9/13 8:00 PM, 9/15 5:00 PM, 9/16 5:00 PM

*Member of Erasing the Distance Artistic Company

Each DocFest performance is preceded by a reading of a new Erasing the Distance story. Each reading takes place 30 minutes before show time. These readings are free and open to all.

Founded in 2005 and currently seen by more than 65,000 people, Erasing the Distance is a nonprofit organization that uses the power of performance to disarm stigma, spark dialogue, educate, and promote healing surrounding issues of mental health. For more information, visit


Strawdog Theatre (View)
1802 W Berenice Ave
Chicago, IL 60613
United States


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Other > Health & Wellness

Minimum Age: 16
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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