Reckless Underground at the Hilberry by Craig Lucas
Nov. 15 to Dec. 8, 2019

A dark comedy to make you laugh during the holidays!


Nov. 15 to Dec. 8, 2019

Underground at the Hilberry
by Craig Lucas

The Underground at the Hilberry is accessible by stairs. If you have a mobility concern, please call the box office (313-577-2972) 24 hours in advance so we can assist you.

For those that are looking for a darker take on the holidays, Reckless by Craig Lucas, is the perfect way to celebrate. The story begins on Christmas Eve when Rachel is informed by her husband that he has hired a hitman to kill her. She scrambles out the kitchen window, fleeing for her life, and escapes into the snowy night. She meets and joins up with Lloyd, who’s changed his name to avoid alimony payments and who now lives with a paraplegic named Pootie — who also pretends to be deaf in order to get double disability. But downtrodden Rachel’s luck changes when she wins $100,000 on a game show and begins a series of picaresque escapades involving numerous psychiatrists and, eventually, an ill-fated reunion with her husband. Soon, she begins to wonder whether the modern world might not be a vast conspiracy designed to systematically undermine her own increasingly shaky sanity.

There is NO LATE SEATING. Out of respect for the audience and the production, patrons arriving after the performance begins will not be admitted.

Reckless has SOLD OUT COMPLETELY. We will ONLY start a cancellation list at the box office 1/2 hour prior to the performance and ONLY  if we have received a cancellation (which is very rare on a sold out performance). If a ticket is returned to us, the Box Office will sell it on a first-come, first-served basis but you must be present in the lobby from the time your name is added to the list until you are called. If you are not present when called, the next person on the list will be called.

Date Time Note
Friday, Nov. 15 8 p.m. Opening Night
Saturday, Nov. 16 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 21 7 p.m. Curtain Up Event
Friday, Nov. 22 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 23 8 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 5 7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 6 8 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 7 8 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 8 3 p.m. Closing Performance

Group Discount Available

Save $10 off each adult ticket when you book a group of 10 or more.

Promo Photos

Media: Please click on each image to download a high-resolution version for your publication. Photo credits: Sarah Summerwell and Jacob Chapman. Photos by Chuk Nowak Photography.

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