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Pictured: Jillian Leff
The Cuckoo’s Theatre Project has announced the cast and creative team for SHE KILLS MONSTERS by Qui Nguyen.
Directed by Angela Forshee, the production features company members Hilary Griffin (Agnes), Jillian Leff (Tilly), and Aziza
Macklin (Vera) with Matthew Torres (Chuck), Graham Carlson (Miles), Erika Lebby (Lilith), Ari Kraiman (Kaliope), Zach Tabor (Orcus), Madeline Bernhard (Narrator), Michael Charles Saubert Jr. (Steve/Ensemble), Elisabeth Del Toro (Farrah/Ensemble), Liz Lengyel (Evil Gabbi/Ensemble), and Keyanna Khatiblou (Evil Tina/Ensemble).
The creative team includes Kai Young (Fight Choreographer), Bart O’Toole (Set Design/Managing Director), Joan Pritchard (Costume Design), TCTP Company Member Michael Joseph (Lighting Designer), Marc James (Sound Design/Artistic Director), Shannon Melick (Props Design), Melissa Golden (Stage Manager).
From the press release: A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, SHE KILLS MONSTERS tells the story of
Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
SHE KILLS MONSTERS runs March 16th – April 21st at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60618. For more information visit thecuckoostheaterproject.com.