THE STORY: As a first-time mother about to have a home birth, Mari is certain of one thing: she can’t wait to hold her baby. The next morning, shes certain of something else: the baby in her arms is not her baby. A contemporary thriller with age-old roots, MINE explores an unseen world where doubt and certainty blur and madness vies with reality.
“Arresting and intensely personal…you watch the piece with a mounting sense of dread…[Laura Marks is] a strikingly intimate young writer.” —Chicago Tribune.
“Chilling…Marks does something bold and takes the play into deeply disturbing, new psychological territory.” —Huffington Post.
“An intense psychological thriller…the kind of story we might have seen on Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone, walking the line between reality and the supernatural…it will twist you in unforeseen ways.” —Around The Town Chicago.
“Captivating story…unforgettable for its gripping content…riveting.” —Chicago Theater Beat.
“Truly haunting…even when it’s over, [MINE] will leave the theater with you and keep you pondering.” —Showbiz Chicago.
“Deeply personal, deeply emotional…both haunting and sympathetic…fascinating.” —Chicagoist.
“Terrifying.” —Chicago Theatre Review.