Chimera Sets DON’T SMOKE IN BED Cast and Production Team

Chimera Sets DON’T SMOKE IN BED Cast and Production Team

Pictured: Kai A. Ealy and Nicole Fabbri

Chimera Ensemble has announced the cast and production team for the U.S. premiere of DON’T SMOKE IN BED, written by Aurin Squire, and directed by Chika Ike.

The cast includes Kai A. Ealy (Richard), and ensemble member Nicole Fabbri (Sheryl).

The production team includes Devonte E. Washington (Stage Manager), Milo Bue (Scenic Designer), David Goodman-Edberg (Lighting Designer), Gaby Labotka (Intimacy Designer), and Jake Engram (Technical Director).

From the press release: “DON’T SMOKE IN BED tells the story of Jamaican-American Richard (Ealy), and Irish-American Sheryl (Fabbri). As the couple open up about their relationship, inner demons are revealed and their effort to start a family together is complicated. DON’T SMOKE IN BED presents a rich, insightful exploration of how society’s expectations influence what goes on behind closed doors.”

DON’T SMOKE IN BED runs June 15 – July 8 in The Pentagon Theater at Collaboraction Studios in The Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago IL 60622. For more information visit

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