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Pulitzer Prize-winner, Annie Baker, dissects human behavior through the microscope of an acting class with Circle Mirror Transformation, the title of which is taken from a classroom theatre game intended to generate trust, teamwork, and connection. Instead, tiny wars of epic proportions are waged, and the six-week class transforms into a cascade of epiphanies and dashed hopes.

THE CAST (in alphabetical order) 

Adam Bitterman (James), Talia Payomo (Lauren), Lynda Shadrake (Marty), Michael Sherwin (Schultz), Emily Tate (Theresa)

 

Understudies: Nick Dorado (Schultz), Julia Kessler (Theresa), Emma Maltby (Lauren), Robin Margolis (Marty), Jim Scholle (James) Understudy Performance: Tue, May 9, 7:30pm

 

THE STAFF 

Scott Weinstein (Director), Hannah Dawe (Assistant Director), Mary Brennan (Stage Manager), Kaitlin Smrcina (Assistant Stage Manager), Elyse Balogh (Set Designer), Daniel Friedman (Lighting Designer), Karli Blalock (Sound Designer), Kotryna Hilko (Costume Designer), Parker Blackston Ryan (Props Designer), Jan Ellen Graves (Graphics & Marketing), Manuel Juan Ortiz (Technical Director), Catherine Miller (Dramaturg & Casting Director), E. Malcolm Martinez (Box Office Manager), Charles Bonilla (Box Office Associate), Johnny Garcia (Box Office Associate), James Fleming, Jan Ellen Graves, & Michael Colucci (Producers)

 

THE SCHEDULE 

Opens: Sat, April 15, 3pm (note: there is no evening performance on opening day)

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

Closes: Sun, May 14, 3pm

Running Time: Approximately 110 minutes, no intermission

Previews: $15; Wed, Thu, Fri, Apr 12, 13, 14, at 7:30pm 

Understudy performance: Tue, May 9, 7:30pm.  $20 (seniors & students $5 off)

Tickets: Thursdays, $30; Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, $35 (seniors & students $5 off)

        

RESERVATIONS 

Call: 773-728-7529  

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

 

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