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Contact: Michael Colucci 773-728-7529  michael@redtwist.org


Redtwist Theatre presents the 1st show of the 2017-2018 Season

By Thornton Wilder
Directed by Redtwist's Associate Director, James Fleming

Opens Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 3pm
(this is also the press opening)
Runs Thu, Fri, Sat at 7:30pm; Sun at 3pm

Featuring Redtwist company members Jacqueline Grandt (Jeff Award-winner) Brian Parry (Jeff Award-winner), Adam Bitterman (Jeff Award-nominee) & Johnny Garcia

A Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece of the 20th century is brought lovingly into the 21st century. Redtwist Associate Artistic Director James Fleming directs an intimate production of this American classic as a love letter to Chicago’s many communities and a reminder that life’s most ordinary moments are often the most profound.
CAST (in alphabetical order)

First row:

Adam Bitterman as Joe Stoddard
Hunter Bryant as Si Crowell
Richard Costes as Stage Manager
Elena Victoria Feliz as Emily Webb
Rebecca Flores as Professor Willard/Others
Johnny Garcia as Constable Warren

Second row:

Jacqueline Grandt as Mrs. Gibbs

Jared David Michael Grant as Mrs. Soames
Ada Grey as Rebecca Gibbs
Nicole Michelle Haskins as Mrs. Webb
Tom Jansson as Simon Stinson
Ramona Kywe as Sam Craig
Brian McKnight as Ensemble Man

Third row:

Brian Parry as Doc Gibbs
Sarah Jane Patin as Ensemble Woman
Joel Rodriguez as Howie Newsome
Jaq Seifert as George Gibbs
Chinguun Sergelen as Wally Webb
Londen Shannon as Joe Crowell

Ben Veatch as Mr. Webb

Understudies (fourth row in photo above)
Ashley Agbay (Mrs. Webb), Isabel Sophia Dieppa (Professor, Ensemble Woman, Ensemble Man, Sam Craig), Nathan Elder (Joe Crowell, Si Crowell, Mrs. Soames, Wally Webb), Kyla Norton (George), Buzz Leer (Doc Gibbs, Simon Stimson, Constable Warren, Howie Newsome, Joe Stoddard),Jeanne Scurek (Mrs. Gibbs), Brenda Scott Wlazlo (Stage Manager). Also Brian McKnight (Mr. Webb--see cast photos), Sarah Jane Patin (Emily Webb, Rebecca Gibbs-see cast photos)

James Fleming (Director), Max Colvill (Assistant Director), Melissa Hubbert (Stage Manager), Josy Gonzalo (Assistant Stage Manager), Julia Heeren (Assistant Stage Manager), Joel Collins (Production Manager), Johnnie Schleyer (Tech Director), Lizzie Bracken (Scenic Designer), Daniel Friedman (Lighting Designer), Alon Stotter (Assistant Lighting Designer), Connor Wang (Sound Designer), Kendall Barron (Assistant Sound Designer), Kotryna Hilko (Costume Designer), Shea Messinger (Props Designer), Robert Schleifer (ASL Coach), Charlie Hano & Catherine Miller (Casting Directors), Jan Ellen Graves (Graphics & Marketing), E. Malcolm Martinez (Box Office Manager), Charles Bonilla (Box Office Associate), Jan Ellen Graves & Michael Colucci (Producers)

Opens: Sat, Sep 9, 3pm (note: there is no evening performance on opening day)
Showtimes: Thu, Fri, Sat, 7:30pm; Sun, 3pm
Closes: Sun, Oct 29, 3pm
Running Time: 2:30 with 2 ten-minute intermissions
Previews: $15; Wed, Thu, Fri, Sep 6, 7, 8 at 7:30pm
Tickets: Thursdays, $35; Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, $40 (seniors & students $5 off)


Call: 773-728-7529
Website/Tickets: www.redtwist.org

Redtwist is located at 1044 W Bryn Mawr, 2 blks W of LSD, 2 blks E of the Red Line EL station.

Valet parking for Redtwist is available across the street in front of Francesca’s Bryn Mawr for most performances—hours vary. Dining is not required.

Limited FREE street parking is available on side streets. There is metered street parking via ParkChicago.com app or 3-hour Paybox on Bryn Mawr and 2-hour Paybox on side streets. Free on Sundays, and after 10pm Mon thru Sat.

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