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This third annual festival of solo performance, featuring more than 30 pieces, runs through 10/10 at the Athenaeum Theatre, third-floor studio, 2936 N. Southport. Tickets are $15 per show; "all access" passes cost $90. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster by calling 312-902-1500 or logging on to www.ticketmaster.com; single-show tickets are also available at the door.

For more information call 312-371-4476 or see www.singlefilechicago.com.

THURSDAY 7

Girl in Argentine Landscape and Conversion (Delusion Solo)

Naomi Grossman's Girl in Argentine Landscape is "the story of one girl's transformation from 'big dork' to 'badass.'" Nathalie Broizat's Conversion (Delusion Solo) is a performance piece about delusion. 7:30 PM

FRIDAY 8

The Hero of the Slocum

The steamship Slocum burned and sank in the East River in 1904, killing over a thousand people. Patrick Tull's adaptation of Eric Blau's novel The Hero of the Slocum Disaster is narrated by a fictional survivor. 7:30 PM

Girl in Argentine Landscape and Conversion (Delusion Solo)

See listing for Thu 10/7. 9:30 PM

SATURDAY 9

The Lunatist and The Strange Transformation of Eamon Arble

The press release for Brad McEntire's The Lunatist asks, "Can one fly to the moon on paper wings?" Ben Moorad's "aesthetic of kinetic poetics" is put into play as he recites The Strange Transformation of Eamon Arble, an epic poem about a young man's journey through a week of fever. 2 PM

Girl in Argentine Landscape and Conversion (Delusion Solo)

See listing for Thu 10/7. 5 PM

Brake Lights and The Hero of the Slocum

Karen Bauman searches for the perfect car and the perfect man in Brake Lights. See listing for Fri 10/8 for information on The Hero of the Slocum. 7:30 PM

Big Huge (Hugely Big)

Bearded Lamb improvises a solo play inspired by an audience member's life. 9:30 PM

SUNDAY 10

The Strange Transformation of Eamon Arble

See listing for Sat 10/9. 2 PM

The Hero of the Slocum

See listing for Fri 10/8. 5 PM

White Like Me and American Shirt

In White Like Me, Cleetus Friedman uses character sketches and monologues to tell his own "sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking" story. Hans Holsen's American Shirt is an improvisation-based performance exploring "shirt-related job opportunities." 7:30 PM

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