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Calamity West’s new play, In the Canyon, chronicles the slow erosion of abortion rights

Once again, her work makes the Jackalope Theatre Company feel like the center of something extraordinary.

In ten short years, Jackalope Theatre Company has risen from a shoestring assemblage of Columbia College graduates mounting one play a year in decidedly out-of-the way locales to one of the off-Loop’s most valuable players, offering consistently well-crafted, socially engaged productions in its two Edgewater theaters. In less time than that, local playwright Calamity West (Hinter, Rolling), now a company member, has emerged as a leading aesthetic innovator of storefront realism as well as a tough-as-nails moralist (“What I’m always trying to do is teach lessons,” she told Performink last year).…

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