Compass Theatre, a new Equity theatre in Chicago, announces the Cast and Designers for its inaugural production, the Chicago Premiere of What We're Up Against by Theresa Rebeck. Directed by Lauren Shouse the cast includes Echaka Agba, Jeffrey Kurysz, Denise Hoeflich, Charlie Strater, and Ted James. Understudies are Shawnita Grant, Charles Rasmussen, Hannah Williams and Pierce Ducker.
The production team includes Stage Manager Caitlin Body, Production Manager Robert Salazar, Scenic Design Lauren Nigri, Sound Design Kevin O'Donnel, Lighting Design Becca Jeffords, Costume Design Izumi Inaba, Props Design Robert Salazar, Technical Director Manuel Ortiz, Master Electrician Carley Walker, Assistant Stage Manager Lizzy Mable-Leigh, Scenic Painter Abbie Reed, Assistant Director Sophie Hamm and Front of House Manager, Emma Gibson.
Set in a highly competitive architecture firm, What we're Up Against takes an explosive look at the complicated battle of the sexes raging across Cubicle Land. A funny yet insightful view of what it means to be female in a male dominated career and one woman's response when she tires of slamming into the glass ceiling.
What We're Up Against runs January 17th-February 9th at The Raven West Stage- 6157 N. Clark St Chicago. For more information and tickets visit https://www.compasstheatre.org
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