Skin Tight

SKIN TIGHT by Gary Henderson

AUGUST 28 – SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
Sun/Mon/Tue at 8 pm
A Red Orchid Theatre

Added Dates

Friday, Sept. 21 at p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 22 at 4 & 8 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 23 at 4 & 8 p.m.

Runtime: 50 mins

About the Show

We all think relationships should be perfect. But the truth is even the good ones leave scars. Come see a profoundly visceral night of theatre that explores a perfect relationship like one would look at the inverted, bloody sinews of a skinned animal.


Tosha Fowler
Tony Bozzuto

Directed by: Victoria (toy) Deiorio
Fight Choreography: Scott Cummins
Movement and Fight Choreography: Julia Neary
Original Music and Sound Design: Lindsay Jones
Lighting Design: Jason Fassl
Costume Design: Samantha Umstead
Dramaturg: Sarah Brew
Production Stage Manager: Liz Fiala


  • Under Deiorio’s unflinching direction, with fierce fight choreography by Scott Cummins and Julia Neary, the fearless actors forge a mighty bond as a pair that has lived together for many years on a New Zealand farm, and endured jealousy, loneliness and a period of wartime separation…
    Heidi Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times
  • But it’s the emotional wringer that they put themselves through before that baptismal coda that truly impresses…
    Kerry Reid, Chicago Tribune
  • The violent sexual action is equally disturbing and fascinating because it *is* a love story. Within their passionate frenzies, Fowler and Bozzuto show complete trust. Their intimacy is shocking and endearing. Their response is primal and honest…
    Katy Walsh, Chicago Theatre Bea
  • If the quality of acting and dedication are any indication, COR theatre has the potential to punch Chicago’s theatre community square in the gut. I’m greatly looking forward to their next phase…
    Bob Bullen, Chicago Theatre Addict
  • Skin Tight is one of those little gems that needs to be seen to be fully appreciated. It ekes out the power of live theatre magnificently. What a engrossing hour of theatre! I can’t imagine a finer off night show…
    Tom Williams, Chicago Critic