Spot of Bother

After a visit to the doctor, a man is diagnosed with a chronic heart condition. Upon receiving an instruction manual, he tries to get by day-to-day with his broken heart.

Live performance debut: March 24, 2014
Film version debut: April 24, 2016

Photos by Matt Caruso

Original story and design by:

Myra Su


Myra Su, Sneha Elango (1st run), Andrew Mao (2nd-3rd run), James Brooks & Eric Shoemaker (4th run), Allyson Gonzalez (5th-8th run), Mitch Salm (6th & 8th run), Cynthia Campos Costanzo (7th run), Nick Hall & Kevin Michael Wesson (9th run)


Nasty, Brutish & Short at Links Hall on Mar 24, 2014
(Chicago IL)

The Plucky Show at Gorilla Tango Theater on Jun 12, 2014
(Chicago IL)

Micro Music Mash at the Dunes Summer Theater on Jun 28-29, 2014
(Michigan City IN)

The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival at the Grey Center for Arts and Inquiry on Jan 24, 2015
(Chicago IL)

Illinifest at the University of Illinois on Apr 24, 2016
(Urbana-Champaign IL)

In Anticipation of Belonging exhibit opening at Smart Museum on Aug 13, 2016
(Chicago IL)

Shadow Cabaret at Dragon Con on Sep 2, 2016
(Atlanta GA)

A-Squared Poet Theater Festival at Links Hall on Oct 20 & 22, 2016
(Chicago IL)

Shadow’s Play at Elastic Arts on July 14, 2018
(Chicago IL)

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