Five Guys Named Moe at Court Theatre

Five Guys Named Moe, Court Theatre, closes 10/8/2017. TOY DEIORIO (Faculty) is the sound designer, HEATHER GILBERT (MFA, Lighting Design, ’97) is the lighting designer, and COURTNEY O’NEILL (BFA, Theatre Studies ’06) is the scenic designer.

Five Guys Named Moe is a tribute to the hit songs of saxophonist/songwriter Louis Jordan whose approach to jazz paved the way for rock and roll in the 50s.

Source: Five Guys Named Moe–Musical at Court Theatre in Chicago – Court Theatre

Head of Passes by Center Theatre Group at the Mark Taper Forum

Head of Passes, Center Theatre Group at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. TARELL ALVIN McCRANEY (BFA, Acting, ’03) is the playwright. ALANA ARENAS (BFA, Acting, ’03) and JACQUELINE WILLIAMS (BFA, Acting, ’87) are in the cast.

An astonishing, deeply moving new drama about family, acceptance, and the power of faith from playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney, featuring Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad.

Source: Head of Passes | Center Theatre Group

Million Dollar Quartet | Events | The Paramount Theatre – Aurora, IL

Million Dollar Quartet, Paramount Theatre, closes 10/29/2017. ADAM BROWN (BFA, Acting, ’12) is in the cast.

 

There was no plan for Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins to record together on December 4, 1956, but as fate would have it, they did and left behind a historic and mind-blowing album.

Source: Million Dollar Quartet | Events | The Paramount Theatre – Aurora, IL

Our Town at Redtwist Theatre

Our Town, Redtwist Theatre, closes 10/8/2017. HUNTER BRYANT (BFA, Acting, ’17) is in the cast. BRIAN McKNIGHT (MFA, Acting, ’01) is in the cast and understudies. DANIEL FRIEDMAN (BFA, Lighting Design, ’15) is the lighting designer. KENDALL BARRON (BFA, Sound Design, ’18) is the assistant sound designer, CATHERINE MILLER (BFA, Dramaturgy/Criticism, ’14) is the casting director, and CONNOR WANG (BFA, Sound Design, ’17) is the sound designer.

Source: Redtwist Theatre