Past Productions

Black Girl Magic/She Means War

Production Date: February 25, 2017

Location: Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts; Schaumburg, IL

Written and Directed by: Maurice D. Proffit

4 girls growing up as best friends on the south side of Chicago all have their own personal battles that they deal with while still trying to get through this crazy experiment called “Life”. As the girls grow into women and their professional lives, we see elements of the past continue to play a major factor in their lives as they are now adults.

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I Want You To Want Me

Production Dates: August 20, 2016 – August 21, 2016

Location: Gorilla Tango Theatre; Chicago, IL

Written and Directed by: Maurice D. Profit

Two best friends are setting things up to have the date night of theirs lives with their girlfriends and the ladies are looking forward to a great time out with their men. Until all four of them have their own personal conflicts bloom while on this date, turning this into the double date from hell.

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Rise or Riot

Production Date: February 27, 2016

Location: Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts; Schaumburg, IL

Written and Directed by: Maurice D. Proffit

Its one week before high school graduation for these teens on the south side of Chicago and after leaving a party on the way home, one of the teenagers has a near fatal encounter with a southside police officer. With graduation just 7 days away how does this shooting affect not only the friends but the school and the entire city?

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The Fall of the Big Bad Wolf

Production Date: November 15, 2014

Location: Skokie Theatre, Skokie, IL

Written and Directed by: Maurice D. Proffit

The concluding chapter of the Enchanted Forest Trilogy, the Fall of the Big Bad Wolf illustrates the effect of the Enchanted Forest now that The Big Bad Wolf (now known as “Lord Wolf”) has taken the throne and now has presidential power over the land. Unbeknownst to the residents of the forest, they are in great danger as he is pushing the land and world to total annihilation. Can he be stopped?

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The Revenge of Red Riding Hood

Production Dates: 4/19/2014, 4/26/2014, 4/27/2014, 5/3/2014

Location: Skokie Theatre, Skokie IL

Written and Directed by: Maurice D. Proffit

 

In the sequel to “The Trial of Goldilocks”, this story follows up on the after math of the arrest of both Red Riding Hood and The Big Bad Wolf. Red sees the true side of everyone from the Enchanted Forest and it forces her to reevaluate her plan. But meanwhile there is a new enemy on the outside that could play a profound influence on Red to get out of prison and extract her revenge.

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The Detention Club

Date: February 22, 2014

Location: The Schaumburg Prairie Center of the Arts, Schaumburg, IL

Written and Directed by: Maurice D. Proffit

 

This is not in school suspension, this is not out of school suspension, this isn’t even parent conference, this is much different, this…is….THE DETENTION CLUB! These students, are all here for an individual reason and will learn a lesson on the effect of bullying in a lesson that they will never forget by an eclectic teacher.

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The Trial of Goldilocks

Production Dates: 9/28/2013, 9/29/2013, 10/4/2013, 10/6/2013

Location: Skokie Theatre, Skokie, IL

Written and Directed by: Maurice D. Proffit

 

Goldilocks is currently on trial and fighting for her life as she is being tried for burglary, theft and destruction of private property to the home of the Bears family. As Goldie is being tried and is being judged by her peers does she have enough to overcome the odds and walk away a free woman? Or will she come up short as the judge throws the book at her?

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18 and Graduating

Production Date: February 23, 2013

Location: Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts; Schaumburg, IL

Written and Directed by: Maurice D. Proffit

 

A young girl is embarking on her final days of high school, with graduation just around the corner, so are the road blocks and deterrents that are thrown her way to distract her from her goal of graduating and going to college. But one very unexpected road block could be more determinantal that she realizes.

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Montgomery’s Barbershop 2: Election Day

Production Date: February 23, 2012

Location: Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL

Written and Directed by: Maurice D. Proffit

 

This was the follow up of “Montgomery’s Barber Shop”, and just like the original show we are back at the shop, the chairs are filled, the conversations are flowing and the jokes are happening. The only difference is today the show is being used as a polling center and the top talk today is all political. Opinions will be heard and knowledge will be absorbed by the young and the old.

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Montgomery’s Barbershop

Production Date: February 26, 2011

Location: Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL

Written and Directed by: Maurice D. Proffit

 

The shop is open and ready for business! Mr. Montgomery’s oldest son has taken the helms of the legendary local barbershop and is now the epicenter of the neighborhood. Mr. Montgomery’s shop is always a great time with good conversation, good banter and great music!

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