Mad Cow Theatre is delighted to announce the Southeast Regional Premiere of Superior Donuts, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Letts. Superior Donuts recently concluded its run on Broadway, and Mad Cow Theatre is one of the very first regional theatres to produce this new acclaimed new play by the author of August: Osage County.
Hailed as "A soulful play, full of humor and humanity," Superior Donuts is the story of Arthur Przybyszewski, who owns a decrepit donut shop in an uptown neighborhood of Chicago. Franco Wicks, a black teenager who is his only employee, wants to change the shop for the better. This comedy-drama, set in the heart of one of Chicago's most diverse communities, explores the challenges of embracing the past and the redemptive power of friendship.