Robert Tenges’s Latest Play is Just, Like, Whatever

Playwright Robert Tenges (via the side project)
Whatever, a play about teenage emotional development (via the side project)


In this episode of Chicago Playwrights, we speak with Robert Tenges about his latest play Whatever, premiering at the side project on July 9. Tenges is a playwright, musician and educator who works primarily with the side project in Chicago and Off-Broadway with The New Group. His work has also been produced or developed through Victory Gardens Theater, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Chicago Dramatists and Chicago Independent Radio.

For more information on Whatever, visit

You can also follow Tenges on Twitter at @TengesRobert.

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Sean Douglass
Sean Douglass is the Managing Editor of The Clyde Fitch Report, as well as an author, playwright and dramaturg. He is the Company Dramaturg for Something Marvelous, Chicago's annual magical realism festival, and has previously worked at Northlight Theatre and Chicago Dramatists. His plays have been produced or developed at UW-Madison, The Vermont College of Fine Arts, The Chicago Fringe Festival, Luminous Theatre of Milwaukee, Something Marvelous, Chicago Dramatists and Stagecloud. He also hosts the CFR's podcast The Scene.