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The cast has been announced the Chicago premiere of the Tony Award-winning Best Play “Oslo,” which will make its Chicago premiere under the wings of TimeLine Theatre at Broadway In Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse (175 E. Chestnut) Sept. 10 – Oct. 20, 2019.
J. T. Rogers’ dramatization of the back-channel negotiations for the Oslo Peace Accords between Israel and the PLO will star Scott Parkinson as Terje Larsen and Bri Sudia as Mona Juul, with Anish Jethmalani as Ahmed Qurie and Jed Feder as Uri Savir, along with Bernard Balbot, Ron E. Rains, Amro Salama, Stef Tovar, Bassam Abdlefattah, Tom Hickey, Victor Holstein, and TimeLine Company Members Juliet Hart and David Parkes.
Director Nick Bowling’s production team includes Jeffrey D. Kmiec (Scenic Designer), Jesse Klug (Lighting Designer), Christine Pascual (Costume Designer), Katie Cordts (Wig and Hair Designer), André Pluess (Sound Designer), Mike Tutaj (Projections Designer), Amy Peter (Properties Designer), Eva Breneman (Dialect Designer), Deborah Blumenthal (Co-Dramaturg), Maren Robinson (Co-Dramaturg), Jonathan Nook (Stage Manager) and Mary Zanger (Assistant Stage Manager).
“Oslo” premiered in the fall of 2016 in a sold-out run at New York’s Lincoln Center and opened on Broadway in April 2017. It then played at London’s Royal National Theatre in September 2017 before transferring to the West End in October 2017. “Oslo” received the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play, as well as New York Critics, Outer Critics, Drama Desk, Drama League, Lucille Lortel, and Obie awards.