Darger And The Detective

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Written by Mike Walker and starring Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts.

A play drawing on the writings of reclusive artist Henry Darger, imagining his inner life.

It focuses on two obsessions - of the hunter Detective and his prey, and two characters locked in a conflict that flickers between fantasy and the streets and which unfolds from 1910 to 1970.

Recorded in Chicago by actors from the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.