Compass Theatre Announces WHAT WE’RE UP AGAINST Cast and Designers

Compass Theatre Announces WHAT WE’RE UP AGAINST Cast and Designers

Pictured: Echaka Agba

Compass Theatre has announced the cast and production team for its inaugural production, the Chicago Premiere of “What We’re Up Against” by Theresa Rebeck.

Directed by Lauren Shouse, the cast includes Echaka Agba, Jeffrey Kurysz, Denise Hoeflich, Charlie Strater, and Ted James.

The production team features Stage Manager Caitlin Body, Production Manager Robert Salazar, Scenic Designer Lauren Nigri, Sound Designer Kevin O’Donnell, Lighting Designer Becca Jeffords, Costume Designer Izumi Inaba, Props Designer Robert Salazar, Technical Director Manuel Ortiz, Master Electrician Carley Walker, Assistant Stage Manager Lizzy Mable-Leigh, Scenic Painter Abbie Reed, Assistant Director Sophie Hamm and Front of House Manager, Emma Gibson.

Set in a highly competitive architecture firm, “What We’re Up Against” takes a look at the complicated battle of the sexes raging across Cubicle Land, what it means to be female in a male-dominated career, and one woman’s response when she tires of slamming into the glass ceiling.

“What We’re Up Against” runs January 17th – February 9th at The Raven Theatre’s West Stage- 6157 N. Clark St Chicago. For more information visit

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