Comrades Announce 19/20 Season

Comrades Announce 19/20 Season

Pictured (Top row, left-right): Adrienne Matzen, Drew Shirley, Douglas Carter Beane. (Lower row, left-right): Mike Bartlett, Leslye Headland, Derek Bertelsen. The Comrades has announced the directors, partial casting, and three shows that will make up its 19/20 season. The season will lead off with a one-weekend Midwest premiere of Mike...

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The Comrades Announce “Roast” Cast and Staff

The Comrades Announce “Roast” Cast and Staff

The Comrades have announced the cast for the world premiere of “Roast,” a dark comedy by Harry Wood. Wood’s play follows the friends and family of Sam, a talented young comedian who took his own life, as they fulfill his last request: to hold a roast of him instead of a traditional funeral. As each of the roasters has their turn on stage, they reflect on who Sam was, and what he meant to them. Derek Bertelsen directs.

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Review | DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE at The Comrades

Review | DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE at The Comrades

DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE gets depressingly dark, darkly hilarious, and hilariously weird.

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Comrades Announce DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE Cast and Designers

Comrades Announce DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE Cast and Designers

The Comrades have announced its cast and designers for Sarah Ruhl’s DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE.

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The Comrades Set WARRIOR CLASS Cast and Crew

The Comrades Set WARRIOR CLASS Cast and Crew

The Comrades have announced the cast and crew for WARRIOR CLASS.

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Comrades Announce 2018/19 Season and Directors

Comrades Announce 2018/19 Season and Directors

The Comrades have announced the three shows that will make up their 18/19 season.

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Review: ROW AFTER ROW at The Comrades

Review: ROW AFTER ROW at The Comrades

When I was 10 years old, my family went apple picking and not too far from the apple orchards was an area where they reenacted the Civil War. I remember my uncles and I hiking a good distance to get to the area on the battlefield where modern-day civilians could watch without being in harm’s way.

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Cast and Creative Team Announced for The Comrades’ ROW AFTER ROW

Cast and Creative Team Announced for The Comrades’ ROW AFTER ROW

The Comrades have announced the second show of their 2017/18 season, the Chicago premiere of ROW AFTER ROW by Jessica Dickey, directed by Ann Kreitman and playing the Apollo Studio Theater (2540 N Lincoln Ave) February 5 – 27, 2018. The cast includes David Coupe in the role of Cal, Eric...

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Comrades Have Their BOB Cast and Production Team

Comrades Have Their BOB Cast and Production Team

The Comrades have announced the cast and production team for their fall production of BOB: A LIFE IN FIVE ACTS by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb.

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Cast and Creatives Set for IN THE WAKE

Cast and Creatives Set for IN THE WAKE

Pictured: Rose Sengenberger The Comrades have announced casting for their Summer production of IN THE WAKE by Lisa Kron. Directed by Alex Mallory, the production features Rose Sengenberger (Ellen), Erin O’Brien (Laurie), Adrienne Matzen (Kayla), Kelli Walker (Judy), Samantha Newcomb (Tessa), and company members Alison Plott (Amy) and Mike Newquist...

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