Run Chris Run: A Stone Soup Theatre Project World Premier

Produced by Stone Soup Theatre as part of an ongoing anti-violence campaign, RUN CHRIS RUN tells the true story of Chicago native and community organizer Christopher Patterson.

CHICAGO – On October 3rd, Stone Soup Theatre Project brings Run Chris Run to the Wilson Abbey stage as part of its ongoing anti-violence campaign. Artistic Associate Katie Angelica Abascal adapted this lyrical drama from the memoir 21: The Epitome of Perseverance by Chicago native Christopher Patterson. Run Chris Run is co-directed by Stone Soup’s Managing Director Alexandra Keels, and Artistic Director Whitney Kraus Jones.

PRESS PERFORMANCE: Press opening for Run Chris Run will be at 8:00 Friday the 10th. Please email to request complementary press tickets.

Based on a true story:
Run Chris Run follows the life of Chicago-native Chris Patterson and his quest for love, family, and acceptance. His journey begins in the foster care system, leading him to gangland, imprisonment, and ultimately deliverance. This “theatre project” tells the story of human perseverance and the individual strength it takes to change a life path.

Show Schedule
October 3rd- November 8th
Doors Open 7:30 PM Fridays and 3:30 PM Saturdays
Wilson Abbey – 935 W Wilson Ave
Tickets are always only $5
& can be purchased online at or at the door.

CAM00236WC Turck is an author, artist, playwright and talk radio host in Chicago. He has been called the most dangerous voice on the Left. He is currently working on a new book “Shoot Down: An unflinching look at the events leading up to the shooting down of Malaysia Air Flight 17.” His first novel, “Broken” was recommended by NAMI for its treatment of PTSD. In 2006 he published “Everything for Love,” a memoir of his experiences during the siege of Sarajevo. He wrote and produced two critically acclaimed plays, “Occupy my Heart” and “The People’s Republic of Edward Snowden.” He works with the homeless and foreclosure victims in Chicago. He partners in a weekly radio show dedicated to issues, society and politics with cohost, activist and artist Brian Murray For more information, past shows, videos and articles, visit

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