Reason for Return

March 22nd through April 13th

By DC Cathro

Directed by Kyle David Perry

Gail and her teenage daughter, Abby, are struggling to keep things stitched together.  A terrible tragedy has struck their community resulting in, of all things, the high school prom being cancelled.  For Gail’s dress shop this could be the end of their life as they know it. Reason for Return is a stunning portrait of AnyTown in America dealing with one of the most difficult issues of our generation.

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Stage 115

115 N Genesee Street

Waukegan, IL 60085


$20 General Admission

$15 Seniors/Military/Students


May 22nd through April 13th

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm


Rated R

About the Playwright: DC Cathro

DC Cathro is a Chicago-based playwright, actor, and director from the Washington DC metropolitan area. His musical “Till,” written with award-winning composer Leo Schwartz, is one of three winners in the 2016 Main Street Musicals Festival, selected by Gregory Mosher. In 2014, he became the only playwright to have two shows in the Pride Films and Plays Festival in Chicago, IL; “Pen, A Musical” (also written with Schwartz) and “Family Holiday.” DC’s works have been read at theatres and festivals across the U.S., including The William Inge Festival in Independence, Kansas, The Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and Greenhouse Ensemble Theatre in New York City.

About the Director: Kyle David Perry

Kyle hails from Round Lake, IL where he studied both vocal performance and theatre at the College of Lake County.  Acting credits there include The Tempest (Stephano), Young Frankenstein (Quartet/Ensemble), and Working (Lovin’ Al/Ensemble).  He then transferred to the University of Wisconsin- Parkside where he earned a Bachelor of Theatre Arts degree. In his two years there he acted in several productions as well assistant directed three productions (including A Streetcar Named Desire) acted in several productions, finally directing a reading of Den of Thieves.  The past three summers working with Kenosha’s Summer Shakespeare series: acting as Touchstone in As You Like It, directing A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and most recently directing Twelfth Night as part of Fleeing Artists Theatre’s premiere season. Most recently Kyle served as dramaturg on The Glass Menagerie and is currently in rehearsals for Almost, Maine both at Fleeing Artists.  Kyle is excited to be working with Three Brothers Theatre for the first time!