Dune, Nationwide release. DAVID DASTMALCHIAN (BFA, Acting, ’99) plays Piter De Vries.
The Old Guard, Netflix. KIKI LAYNE (BFA, Acting, ’14) stars as Nile.
Led by a warrior named Andy (Charlize Theron), a covert group of tight-knit mercenaries with a mysterious inability to die have fought to protect the mortal world for centuries. But when the team is recruited to take on an emergency mission and their extraordinary abilities are suddenly exposed, it’s up to Andy and Nile (Kiki Layne), the newest soldier to join their ranks, to help the group eliminate the threat of those who seek to replicate and monetize their power by any means necessary.
Underbelly, re-imagined radio play, now online through 7/12/2020. MATTHEW D. CARPENTER is the playwright. MALLORY METOXEN (MFA Directing, ’21) directs. AGATA PACIA (BFA Sound Design, ’20) is the sound designer. JORDAN SCOTT HARDESTY (BFA Dramaturgy, ’20) is the dramaturg.
SYDNEY JANE SILVER (BFA Acting, ’20), JOEY WALSH (BFA Acting ’21), BRIDGET HARRIS (BFA Acting ’21), TJ HARRIS (MFA Acting ’21), and MATTHEW SCHWARTZ (BFA Acting ’21) are in the cast.
The Corrido of the San Patricios, at Milagro Theatre in Portland Oregon, closes 4/11/2020. SYDNEY DUFKA (BFA, Costume Design, ’16) is the costume designer and ANTHONY FORCHIELLI (BFA, Lighting Design, ’16) is the lighting designer.
The Last Match, Writers Theatre, closes 3/18/20. KIERA FROMM (MFA, Directing, 2009) Directs.
Intimate Apparel, Northlight Theatre, performances suspended indefinitely. JACQUELINE WILLIAMS (BFA, Acting, ’87) is in the cast. KATELYN LE-THOMPSON (BFA, Lighting Design, ’19) is the lighting designer. WILLIAM KERPAN (BFA, SOUND DESIGN, ’22) is the associate sound designer.
SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical, James M. Nederlander Theatre, closes 2/23/2019. MICHAEL SANFILIPPO (BFA, Production Management, 1983) is the Company Manager.
Synopsis: She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming the icon of an era and the inspiration for every music diva who followed. With a score featuring more than 20 of Summer’s classic hits including “Love to Love You Baby,” “Bad Girls” and “Hot Stuff,” this electric experience is a moving tribute to the voice of a generation.
Wonder Woman: The Musical, part of the 2020 Chicago Musical Theatre Festival produced by Underscore Theatre Company, closes 2/20/2020. ERIN KRAFT (MFA, Directing, ’17) is the dramaturg.
Stick Fly, Writers Theatre, closes 3/15/2020. AYANNA BRIA BAKARI (BFA, Acting, ’17) and KAYLA RAELLE HOLDER (BFA, Acting, ’16) are in the cast. LINDA BUCHANAN (Professor Emeritus, Scenic Design) designs the set. DAVID CASTELLANOS (BFA, Production Management, ’88) is the stage manager. ELLEN SYPOLT (BFA, Stage Management, ’21) is the stage management intern.
Roan @ The Gates, American Blues Theater, closes 2/29/2019. JARED GOODING (BFA, Lighting Design, ’12) is the lighting designer.