‘Boldly airs points of view rarely heard on the stage' The Guardian

  ‘This ambitious and well-written play is exactly what we need in our theatres
                 right now’
Londonist

   ‘A necessary play guaranteed to stoke argument and debate’ The Times


U.S
. PREMIERE                
Co-production Rasaka Theatre Company with Vitalist T
heatre Company in association with The International Voices Project           

By John Hollingworth
Directed by Liz Carlin-Metz
Presented at Victory Gardens Theater - Richard Christensen Theater
2433 N. Lincoln Ave Chicago IL 60614


When hate trumps love, everyone is a loser. In an all too possible future where the Right Wing controls the US presidency and Brexit reigns in the United Kingdom, England is in turmoil as one of its most multicultural cities awaits a visit from the Prime Minister, and one family clashes over their own internal conflicts of faith, belonging, and who gets to call themselves British.When hate trumps love, everyone is a loser. In an all too possible future where the Right Wing controls the US presidency and Brexit reigns in the United Kingdom, England is in turmoil as one of its most multicultural cities awaits a visit from the Prime Minister, and one family clashes over their own internal conflicts of faith, belonging, and who gets to call themselves British.

PERFORMERS

Anand Bhatt - Imtiaz, Shafiq
Luisa Blanco - Qadira
Kamal Hans* - Kash
Kelly Lynn Hogan - Natalie
Liz Carlin Metz - Lyn
Priya Mohanty - Rukhsana/Waitress
Alka Nayyar* - Sister/Sam/Monica
Andrew Saenz - Amir/Sam/Julian


Sunny Anam (U/S)
Morgan Cohen (U/S)
Shailaja Kumar (U/S)
Pat Parks (U/S)
Subhash Thakrar (U/S)
Brenna Welsh (U/S)

*Denotes actors represented by the Actors’ Equity Association.

PRODUCTION

Producing Artistic Director for Rasaka Theatre: Kamal Hans
Associate Artistic Director for Rasaka Theatre: Alka Nayyar
Co-Producer for Rasaka Theatre: Anish Jethmalani
Producer for Vitalist Theatre: Robin Metz
Producing Artistic Director for Vitalist Theatre: Liz Carlin Metz
Producing Artistic Director for International Voices Project: Patrizia Acerra
Administrative Manager for International Voices Project: Maggie Carlin
Director: Liz Carlin Metz
Assistant Director: Emily Antoff
Dramaturge: Allison Diamond
Cultural Consultant: Fouad Teymour
Production Manager: Kathleen Dickinson
Assistant Stage Manager: Caroline Foulk
Assistant Stage Manager: Emily Ioppolo
Dialect Designer: Catherine Gillespie
Set Designer: Craig Choma
Lighting Designer: Ivy Reid
Master Electrician: Andrew Purvis
Projections Designer: Brock Alter
Sound Designer: Gregor Mortis
Costume Designer: Allison Smith Hahn
Master Carpenter: Ian Tully
Shop Foreman: Martin Helms
Set Crew: Kevin Goetsch, Eric Sisco, Greg Miller, Danny Donnelly, Nathan Levine, Ben Rezko, Julia Porter, Joel Schleicher, Jack Harmon, Andre Leewright, Zac Cirone, Emily Ioppolo
Lighting Crew: Kathleen Dickinson, Kat Rieser,
Stage Violence: Andrew Saenz
Publicity: Treefalls, Karin McKie
Graphic Design: Holden Meier
Production Photographer: Scott Dray

Up Next: January 2017

VANYA (or "That's Life!")

adapted from Chekhov by Lavina Jadhwani




                                                                       

         

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