By F.M. Dostoevsky

A World Premiere Adaptation of "The Meek One: A Fantastic Story" by F.M. Dostoevsky.

Adapted and Directed by Zeljko Djukic

Chicago - February 23 - March 26 2017 - The Den Theatre
(World Premiere)


Pawnbroker : Tom Dacey Carr
Girl : Danielle Tucker
Lukerya :Lauren Demerath


Original Music : Natasha Bogojevich
Music Direction : Wain Parham
Assistant and Movement Direction : Aileen McGroddy
Scenic Design : Kurtis Boetcher
Costume Design : Natasha Djukic
Lighting Design : Keith Parham
Sound Design : Jeffrey Levin
Property Design : Leticia Guillaud
Dramaturgy : Evan HIll
Stage Management : Drew Donnelly
Artistic Director : Jacqueline Stone


"What are the lies we tell ourselves to protect our hearts?"

- Newcity Stage (Full Review)


"Never before has the sentiment been so true that Chicago is fortunate to have the talent it has."

- Chicago Critic (Full Review)


"The Pawnbroker... stares at the audience, daring us to contradict him... We have a right to be nervous. We will be given no ground in his world."

- Theatre by Numbers (Full Review)

TUTA is partially supported by Arts Work Fund for Organizational Development, The Light A City Fund, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, City Arts I and the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, and The Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.