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Latitude 41 is pleased to present
DOG SEES GOD: CONFESSIONS OF A TEENAGE BLOCKHEAD,
by Bert V. Royal, and directed by Luke Pascale.

When CB's dog dies from rabies, CB begins to question the existence of an afterlife. His best friend is too burnt out to provide any coherent speculation; his sister has gone goth; his ex-girlfriend has recently been institutionalized; and his other friends are too inebriated to give him any sort of solace. But a chance meeting with an artistic kid, the target of this group's bullying, offers CB a peace of mind and sets in motion a friendship that will push teen angst to the very limits. Drug use, suicide, eating disorders, teen violence, rebellion and sexual identity collide and careen toward an ending that's both haunting and hopeful.

This popular and long-running off-off-Broadway show is an "unauthorized" parody of the comic strip Peanuts. Christopher Dodge, Rob Doyle, Tamara Malebranche, Stephanie Maldonado, Melanie Patterson, Jennifer Schreiner, Mike Vanerka, and Kyle Wynn portray these iconic characters as disaffected teens facing less innocent pressures. And like their primary school counterparts, the adults in their lives are distant, indistinct presences. Annie Kowalczyk is the Assistant Director. Karianne Dugard is the Stage Manager. The costumes are designed by Katy Friefeld.

In 2004 DOG SEES GOD was one of the breakout hits at the New York International Fringe Festival, winning the Excellence Award for Best Overall Production, as well as Theatermania's Play Award of 2004, the GLAAD Media Award for Best Off-Off-Broadway production, Broadway.com's 2006 Audience Award for Favorite Off-Broadway Production and the 2006 HX Award for Best Play.

Performances are Fridays and Saturdays, June 10, 11, 17, 18 at 8pm, and Sundays, June 12, 19 at 2pm.

All performances to be held at the Morris Theatre Guild Playhouse, 516 W Illinois Ave, Morris, IL 60450.

Admission is General Seating. All tickets are $15. Seating is extremely limited and reservations are highly recommended. Reservations can be made at reservations@lat41.org or by calling 331-72-LAT41. The play features strong language and is recommended for mature audiences only.

Recent Latitude 41 productions include OF MICE AND MEN, THE ODD COUPLE, THE 39 STEPS, 'NIGHT MOTHER, and A CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN'S GUIDE TO A SUCCESSFUL MARRIAGE 1959. Latitude 41 debuted and produced the long-running holiday puppet show TRANSYLVANIA GENERAL. Lat 41 co-produced the musicals THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, CABARET, OKLAHOMA, AND NUNSET BOULVEVARD: THE NUNSENSE HOLLYWOOD BOWL SHOW with Bicentennial Park.

Latitude 41 is a not-for-profit organization.

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