Review | “The Killer” at Trap Door Theatre

Review | “The Killer” at Trap Door Theatre

“The Killer” feels a bit like an unkept promise.

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Trap Door Named 2019 Non-Equity Special Award Recipient

Trap Door Named 2019 Non-Equity Special Award Recipient

In honor of the company’s endeavors over the last 25 years, the Jeff Awards recently announced Trap Door Theatre as the recipient of the 2019 Non-Equity Special Award. Founded by Artistic Director Beata Pilch, Trap Door has made a name for itself through challenging yet obscure works, whether it’s a...

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Trap Door Announces “The Killer” Cast and Designers

Trap Door Announces “The Killer” Cast and Designers

Trap Door Theatre has announced the cast and design team for Eugene Ionesco’s “The Killer,” translated by Donald Watson, and directed by Mike Steele. The production features Dennis Bisto, Michael Mejia, Kevin Webb, Holly Cerney, Abby Blankenship, Keith Surney, Logan Hulick, and Laura Nelson. The designers include Set Designer Nicholas...

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Trap Door Has Its “Childhood Beauty” Cast and Designers

Trap Door Has Its “Childhood Beauty” Cast and Designers

Trap Door Theatre has announced the cast and design team for “Childhood Beauty” written by Suz Evans and produced as part of their “Trap Open Series.” Directed by Skye Fort, the production features Maryam Abdi, David Lovejoy, Nora Lise Ulrey, and Kellie Wyatt. The design team includes Costume Designer Josh...

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Trap Door Announces TANGO Cast and Designers

Trap Door Announces TANGO Cast and Designers

Trap Door Theatre has announced the cast and design team “Tango,” written by Sławomir Mrożek and translated by Ralph Manheim and Teresa Dzieduszycka. Directed by Emily Lotspeich, the production features Dennis Bisto, Adam Huizenga, Logan Hulick, Joan Nahid, Emily Nichelson, Manuela Rentea and Keith Surney. The design team includes Set...

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Trap Door Announces THE OLD WOMAN BROODS Cast and Designers

Trap Door Announces THE OLD WOMAN BROODS Cast and Designers

Trap Door Theatre has announced the cast and design team for THE OLD WOMAN BROODS.

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Review: NAKED at Trap Door Theatre

Review: NAKED at Trap Door Theatre

Pictured: Ambrose Cappuccio and Tiffany Bedwell. Photo by Chris Popio. By Kelsey McGrath NAKED, originally written by Luigi Pirandello in 1922, is known for its pages of dialogue and a lack of driving action. After governess Ersilia attempts suicide, her story and her past become the talk of the town. A...

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InkBlots: 09.15.18 – Four of Frankenstein’s Monsters Meet

InkBlots: 09.15.18 – Four of Frankenstein’s Monsters Meet

Our new InkBlots series will let you in on the latest news, extensions, promotions, and rumors that didn’t make it into an article in the previous week. We’re dropping them every Saturday morning. Enjoy with brunch! Second City Alums Launch Chicago-based Web Series Second City alums Julie B. Nichols and Billy...

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InkBlots: 9.8.18 – Trap Door is Headed To Europe

InkBlots: 9.8.18 – Trap Door is Headed To Europe

Trap Door Takes OCCIDENTAL EXPRESS to Europe Trap Door Theatre has been invited to bring their production of OCCIDENTAL EXPRESS to several festivals in Hungary, Romania and to represent the United States in The Republic of Moldova Chisinau International Theatre. Written by Matei Visniec, with a translation by Nick Awde, the...

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Trap Door Announces NAKED Cast and Design Team

Trap Door Announces NAKED Cast and Design Team

Pictured: Tiffany Bedwell  Trap Door Theatre has announced the cast and production team for Luigi Pirandello’s NAKED, translated by Nina Da Vinci Nichols and directed by Kay Martinovich. NAKED features Tiffany Bedwell, Ambrose Cappuccio, Darren Hill, Manuela Rentea, Keith Surney, Nora Lise Ulrey, and Bob Wilson. The production team includes Set...

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