BLANK THEATRE Announces Designers and Cast for BLACKBIRD

BLANK THEATRE Announces Designers and Cast for BLACKBIRD

Pictured: Betsy Bowman and Jim Poole.

Blank Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for BLACKBIRD written by David Harrower.

Directed by Elyse Dolan, the cast includes Betsy Bowman as Una and Jim Poole as Ray. Shea Lee and Ada Grey will share the role of the Girl at alternating performances. The production is understudied by Alisha
Fabbi and Rick Yaconis.

The production team includes Jos N. Banks (Costume Design), Jackie Bowes (Stage Management/Assistant Direction), Liz Cooper (Lighting Design), Jeremy Hollis (Scenic Design), Aaron Mann (Prop Design); and Zack Payne (Violence and Intimacy Design).

After serving time in jail for sexually assaulting a twelve-year-old girl fifteen years ago, Ray is now attempting to rebuild his life, until one day the young girl he assaulted tracks him down searching for answers.

BLACKBIRD will run March 7 – 31 at City Lit Theatre, 1020 W Bryn Mawr Ave, in Chicago. For more information visit

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