Native Son At Lifeline Theatre!

As Lifeline Theatre Puts It “Suffocating in rat-infested poverty on Chicago’s South Side during the 1930s, twenty-year-old Bigger Thomas struggles to find a place for himself in a world whose prejudice has shut him out. After taking a job in a wealthy white man’s house, Bigger unwittingly unleashes a series of events that violently and irrevocably seal his fate. Adapted with theatrical ingenuity by Chicago’s own Nambi E. Kelley, this Native Son captures the power of Richard Wright’s novel for a whole new generation.”

TTS Alumni/ Faculty/ Students Include: James Lewis (BFA ACTING 13′), Ashli Rene Funches (BFA ACTING 22′), Martine Kei Green-Rogers As The Dramaturg (Dean), Faramade (Fara) Oladapo (BAF Theatre Arts 24′).

Native Son Closes June 30th 2024.

You Can Access Tickets Here.



Notes from the Field at TimeLine Theatre

Notes from the Field, TimeLine Theatre, closes 3/24/2024. MIKAEL BURKE (MFA, Directing, ’18) directs. ASHLI RENE FUNCHES (BFA, Acting, ’22) is an understudy. LUCY ELKIN (BFA, Costume Design, ’21) is the costume supervisor, ANDRES FIZ (BFA, Projection Design, ’23) is the associate projection designer, DELANEY GOSSE (BFA, Costume Technology, ’23) is on wardrobe run crew, SAMMI GRANT (Faculty) is the dialect coach, PALOMA LOCSIN (BFA, Scene Design, ’19) is the assistant properties designer, PARKER MOLACEK (BFA, Projection Design, ’23) is the projections supervisor, AVERI PAULSON (BFA, Sound Design, ’21) is the audio supervisor, CAMILLE ROSE PUGLIESE (BFA, Dramaturgy/Criticism, ’24) is the assistant dramaturg, DESTIN LORDE TEAMER (BFA, Acting, ’21) is the assistant dialect coach, and JESSICA KUEHNAU WARDELL (Faculty) is the scenic charge artist.

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