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Sept 10 to Oct 16, 2016


Previews Sept 7-9, 7:30pm

Understudy show:
Tue Oct 4, 7:30pm


Regular Showtimes:
Thu, Fri, Sat, 7:30pm; Sun, 3pm


JeffFeaturing Redtwist Company Member & Jeff Award-winner Jacqueline Grandt, along with fellow Redtwisters, Johnny Garcia and Debra Rodkin, as well as guest artists Ada Grey, Brendan Meyer, Mark Pracht, and Emily Tate

Filled with dark humor and grittiness, Scarcity is an intense look at ambition and ambivalence within a family from the wrong side of the tracks.

THE PLAY
A family stuck in the sticks and struggling to make ends meet has a chance to get their brilliant son into an advanced program when his obsessed teacher becomes mesmerized by Billy’s intellect and offers to help with his college dreams. But what are her real intentions? And will the family grab this golden opportunity for a way out?
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Of note: An Arlington Heights resident, Jacqueline Grandt is a 4-time Jeff nominee and won the Non-Equity Jeff Award for her role in Bug at Redtwist. Jacqueline plays the mother, Martha, in Scarcity. Ada Grey has been reviewing plays and interviewing actors since she was 4-years old. She writes a blog called Ada Grey Reviews for You, (adagrey.blogspot.com). Ada plays the daughter, Rachel, in Scarcity.
 
CAST (in alphabetical order)
Johnny Garcia (Louie), Jacqueline Grandt (Martha), Ada Grey (Rachel), Brendan Meyer (Billy), Mark Pracht (Herb), Debra Rodkin (Gloria), Emily Tate (Ellen)
 

Understudies

Sarah Liz Bell (Ellen), Nick Dorado (Herb), Judith Laughlin (Gloria), Michael Lomenick (Louie), Jeanne Scurek (Martha), Elodie Tougne (Rachel), Harrison Weger (Billy). Understudy performance on Tuesday, October 4, at 7:30pm


STAFF 
Cody Estle (Director), Max Colvill (Assistant Director), Mary Brennan (Stage Manager), Erica Bush (Assistant Stage Manager), Jeffrey D. Kmiec (Set Designer), Emma Deane (Lighting Designer), Jim Alrutz (Sound Designer), kClare McKellaston (Costume Designer), Laurel McKenzie (Prop Designer), Jan Ellen Graves (Graphic Designer), Josh Hurley (Tech Director), Elyse Balogh (Scenic Charge), Elise Kauzlaric (Dialect Coach), Sam Hubbard (Fight Choreography), Catherine Miller (Dramaturg & Casting Director), Malcolm Martinez (Box Office Manager), Charles Bonilla (Box Office Associate), Jan Ellen Graves, James Fleming, & Michael Colucci (Producers)

SCHEDULE
Opens: Sat, Sep 10, 3pm (note: there is no evening show on opening day)
Showtimes: Thu, Fri, Sat, 7:30pm; Sun, 3pm
Closes: Sun, Oct 16
Running Time: Approximately 2 hours, which includes one intermission
Previews: $15; Wed, Thu, Fri, Sep 7, 8, 9, at 7:30pm
Understudy performance: Tue, Oct 4, at 7:30pm. $20 (seniors & students $5 off)
Regular Tickets: Thu, $30; Fri, Sat, Sun, $35 (seniors & students $5 off)

RESERVATIONS

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

LOCATION/PARKING
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 Av and 2-hour Paybox on side streets. Free on Sundays, and after 10pm Mon thru Sat.
 
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