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Pictured: Anthony Conway
Eclipse Theatre Company has announced the cast and production team for the next show in the Kia Corthron season, MEGASTASIS.
Directed by Aaron Todd Douglas, the production features Eclipse ensemble members Anthony Conway and Ashley Hicks, with
guest artists Christian Castro, Gregory Fenner, Darren Jones and Martasia Jones.
The production team includes Eclipse ensemble members Zachery Alexander (Costume Design), Zachary Bloomfield (Casting Associate), Ashley Bowman (Stage Manager), Celeste M. Cooper (Casting Associate), Kathleen Dickinson (Production Manager), JP Pierson (Casting Director), Kevin Scott (Co-Producer / Set Design), Nathaniel Swift (Co-Producer), TayLar (Assistant Director) and Vanessa Thomas (Props Design). Guest artists Taylor Barfield (Dramaturg), Sarah Espinoza (Sound Design), Caroline Foulk (Assistant Stage Manager), Sammi Grant (Dialect Coach), and Mike Winkelman (Lighting Design).
Nineteen-year-old Tray loves his grandfather and loves caring for his infant daughter, hoping one day to marry the baby’s mother. But, in the war on drugs, a joint at a party becomes a major military provocation, and Tray unwittingly falls into a black hole, forced to rearrange his plans and his life.
MEGASTASIS runs July 13th – August 20th at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL 60657. For more information visit eclipsetheatre.com.