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Hellcab is the story of a day in the life of a Chicago cab driver who experiences a drawn out, nightmarish parade of fares from some of the city’s oddest collection of customers on a cold, snowy day just days before Christmas. 

Written by Will Kern
Directed by Sommer Austin


Rusty Schwimmer, Molly Lyons*, George Ellzey Jr., Harsh Gagoomal, Gabrielle Gulledge, Sean Higgins, Kate Jacobsen, Diana Lee, Manuela Rentea, Delysa Richards, Sara Faye Richmond, Reginald Robinson, Jack Schultz, Tim Touhy, Ethan Walles, and Marie Weigle

*select performances

Teresa Champion, Mark Mocarski, PJ Walker, Hannah Tarr, Anna Yee, and Joseph Zaki

Cait Manning (Production Manager), Cordie Nelson (Assistant Director), Alex Molnar (Assistant Director), Colleen Schuldeis (Stage Manager), Alex Meyer (Assistant Stage Manager), Elyse Balogh (Scenic Designer), Connor Ciesil (Sound Designer), Ellie Humphrys (Lighting Designer), Hailey Rakowiecki (Costume Designer), Shea Emily Messinger (Properties Designer), Sara Faye Richmond (Properties Assistant), Jamie Macpherson (Fight/Intimacy Choreographer)

Praise for Hellcab:
“HELLCAB gives itself over to a fundamental purpose of art: connecting to others through shared humanity.” — Kelsey McGrath, PerformInk Chicago

“Entertaining, funny, and meaningful.” — Karen Topham,

“Rusty Schwimmer shines.” — Dmitry Samarov, Chicago Reader (Recommended)

photos by Bill Richert


Photos: First Read Thru

10 Reason to Donate

– Green Shirt Studio – Sommer Austin Interview

– Review: Chicago Reader (11.20.2017)

– Review: PerformInk Chicago (11.20.2017)

– Review: Around The Town Chicago (12.06.2017)

– Review: PlaylistHQ (11.17.2017)

– Review: Ross W Berman IV (11.24.2017)

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