Red Theater Chicago has announced two upcoming workshops: THE ISLE OF SUGAR, a hybrid play written and directed by Jeff nominee Alejandro Tey, and THOSE EYES WHO SAW DEATH by Wendy-Marie Martin.
The Isle of Sugar (workshop) from the mind of Alejandro Tey (Jeff Nominated, Chad Deity) comes an immersive theater-game hybrid. Choices must be made as dramatic scenes play out, inciting a cascade of consequences that affect not only the plot, but your fellow theater-goers. What or who will you be willing to out or abandon to stay alive?
Those Eyes Who Saw Death (workshop) is a new play by Wendy-Marie Martin. Trapped in a world she doesn't seem able to escape; Mae learns that only she can free herself.
WHO: Red Theater Chicago
WHAT: The Isle of Sugar (workshop) by Alejandro Tey and Those Eyes Who Saw Death (workshop) by Wendy-Marie Martin
WHERE: The Frontier Theater, 1106 W Thorndale Ave, Chicago, IL 60660
The Isle of Sugar Performs:
Friday, January 18th @ 730pm
Sunday, January 20th @ 730pm
Those Eyes Who Saw Death Performs:
Thursday, January 17th @ 730pm
Saturday, January 19th @ 730pm
TICKETS: Tickets are on sale at redtheater.org
PRESS CONTACT: Anna Troy, Marketing Director
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TICKETS, DATES & INFORMATION
The Isle of Sugar is a workshop with performances on Friday, January 18th @ 730pm and Sunday, January 20th @ 730pm. Those Eyes Who Saw Death is a workshop with performances Thursday, January 17th @ 730pm and Saturday, January 19th @ 730pm at The Frontier Theater, 1106 W Thorndale Ave, Chicago, IL 60660
The Frontier is located just off the Thorndale Red Line. The best bus to take is CTA Bus #81 or #36. For bus and train schedules, contact the CTA at (312) 836-7000.
There is some free, unrestricted street parking in the area around the theatre. Additionally, there is a paid parking right on Broadway a block west of the theatre.
Media comps, photos, videos, and interviews are available by contacting Anna Troy at email@example.com / 563-599-5303
The Isle of Sugar:
(Director/Playwright) Alejandro Tey is a Chicago-based director, writer, actor, and teaching artist. He has worked nationally as an Artistic Associate with Sojourn Theatre. He is a resident artist at Filament Theatre, a touring ensemble member of Theater Unspeakable, and a company member with Rabid Bat Theatricals. In Chicago/Evanston, Alex teaches with Actor’s Gym, Mudlark, Northlight, and For Youth Inquiry. You may have seen him in The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity also with Red, and you can catch him in the upcoming Plainclothes (Broken Nose Theatre) or take your little ones to Twas the Night Before Christmas (Emerald City Theatre) and The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (Filament Theatre).
Alyssa Vera Ramos
Those Eyes Who Saw Death:
(Playwright) Wendy-Marie Martin holds a BFA in Acting and an MFA in Playwriting and has taught, directed and performed in Europe and the U.S. Her short plays have been produced in Germany, The Netherlands, Australia, and the U.S and published by YouthPLAYS, Theatrefolk, Polychoron Press and Smith & Krauss. She is creator and Executive Producer of The Red Eye 10s International Play Festival as well as coordinator for the International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP) 3-Minute Play Contest. Wendy-Marie is a member of the Dramatists Guild, TCG, the Playwrights' Center and on the ICWP board of directors. She taught Theatre History for the Pacific Conservatory Theatre at Allan Hancock College and until beginning her PhD in Playwriting and Theatre History at Ohio University in the fall of 2018. For more information about Wendy-Marie's work, please visit her website at www.wendymariemartin.com
(Director) Kristen Osborn is a Chicago-based director and theatre maker who is passionate about sparking compassion through storytelling. Currently, Kristen serves as Artistic Associate and Outreach Coordinator at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, and the Literary and Casting Associate at Northlight Theatre. She is the founder and producing artistic director of JoyistLA. Directing credits include Sam Chanse's The Opportunities of Extinction, Eugene O’Neill’s Fog, JoyistLA’s First Embrace, and an original adaptation of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, Lift. Assistant directing credits include Henry IV, (dir. Daniel Sullivan, Shakespeare Center LA,) The Scene (dir. Kimberly Senior, Writers Theatre,) Sex With Strangers (dir. Kimberly Senior, Geffen Playhouse,) Relativity (dir. BJ Jones, Northlight Theatre,) The Cake (dir. Lauren Shouse, Rivendell Theatre Ensemble,) Choir Boy (dir. Trip Cullman, Geffen Playhouse), Fighting Shadows (dir. Robert Egan, Inner-City Arts.) Kristen's previous work with the Ojai Playwrights Conference, serving as Artistic Associate and Associate Director, has ignited in her an insatiable appetite for new play development processes. She is a graduate of UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television.
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