Otherworld Theatre’s next mainstage production, Down the Rocky Road and All the Way to Bedlam, a world premiere by Chicago playwright D. Matthew Beyer, directed by guest artist Lauren N. Fields plays April 5 - May 13, 2018 at Nox Arca Theatre, 4001 N Ravenswood Ave #405, Chicago, IL 60613. Press opening is Friday, April 6, 2018.
he production team includes ensemble members Mary-Kate Arnold (casting director), Tiffany Kean Schaefer (artistic director) Sara Robinson (production manager) and Kai Young (violence designer), artistic associate David Goodman-Edberg (lighting designer) and guest artists D. Matthew Beyer (playwright), Lauren N. Fields (director), Grace Halfacer (production assistant), and Faith Hart (production assistant).
In a distant but possible future, a broken family struggles to cope with the inevitable death of one daughter and the conflicted consciousness of the other as they travel Down the Rocky Road and All the Way to Bedlam.
Down the Rocky Road and All the Way to Bedlam was originally workshopped at DePaul as a development studio (under the direction of Shade Murray). A version of the script was then included in Otherworld Theatre’s Reading Series under thedirection of Lauren N. Fields before being selected as a mainstage production.
Preview performance is Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 8:00 pm. Press opening is Friday, April 6, 2018 at 8:00 pm. The remainder of performances will run April 8 - May 13, 2018. Performance times are Thursdays-Saturdays at 8:00 pm, Sundays at 2:00 pm and will be presented at Nox Arca Theatre, 4001 N Ravenswood Ave #405, Chicago, IL 60613. There is no performance on Saturday, April 7.
Ticket prices for Down the Rocky Road and All the Way to Bedlam are Pay-What-You-Can ($20 suggested price). Tickets may be purchased by visiting eventbrite.com/e/down-the-rocky-road-and-all-the-way-to-bedlam-tickets-43772351281. Free parking is available and Nox Arca is handicapped accessible and CTA accessible by Brown Line Irving Park/ 80 Harlem Bus.
Title: Down the Rocky Road and All the Way to Bedlam
Written By: D. Matthew Beyer
Directed by: Lauren N. Fields
Location: Nox Arca Theatre, 4001 N Ravenswood Ave, #405, Chicago IL 60613
Preview Performance: Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Press Opening Performance: Friday, April 6, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Regular Run: April 8 – May 13, 2018; Thursdays-Saturdays at 8:00 pm, Sundays at 2:00 pm
Tickets: Pay-What-You-Can ($20 suggested), on sale now via Eventbrite.com
About Otherworld Theatre
Otherworld Theatre Company was founded in June 2012 with the mission to bring a theatrical experience to the science fiction and fantasy genre. Our work celebrates the depth of human imagination by engaging our spectators with high quality storytelling. Otherworld Theatre also curates events to create dialogue between patrons and artists, furthering our connection to the Chicago community.
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