by Vince Melocchi
Directed by Steve Scott

Vince Melocchi, writer of Andy Warhol’s Tomato, will be in attendance at the performance Sunday, Feb. 19. Stay around after the show for a discussion with the man behind the Jeff Recommended play!
Melocchi’s decorated list of full length plays include Lions (Ovation nomination best playwright), Julia (L.A Weekly Award nomination best playwright), Welcome to Santa, Nice Things, Buried in the Night (Semi-finalist for the 2016 Eugene O’Neill Theater NPC), The Pact ( 2017 Eugene O’ Neill NPC Semi-Finalist) and Andy Warhol’s Tomato.

It’s 1946 in Pittsburgh. 18-year-old Andy Warhol finds himself in the basement of a working-class bar. Over the course of a summer, Andy gives and gets inspiration, guidance and friendship from a surprising source in this fictional take on an apocryphal story of an American legend.

Note: this production contains mature themes and language.
Running Time: 85 minutes
No intermission 

Study Guide Program

For digital program click here:
Or text “tomato” to (630) 523-8668

ASL Performance: Thursday, February 23
“ASL interpreters will be located near the stage for patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing, seated in an area of the theater that gives the best sight lines to follow the interpretation and the action on stage. To access reserved seating in view of the interpreters for a signed performance, call the box office at 630.942.4000 or 630.858.9692 (TDD).”