Photo Flash: First Look at CARLYLE as Part of 'New Stages' at Goodman Theatre

The 11th annual New Stages Festival kicked off at Goodman Theatre on October 29. Appearing in repertory alongside FEATHERS AND TEETH is THE MAGIC PLAY by Andrew Hinderaker, a play that fuses magic and reality directed by Halena Kays; and CARLYLE by Thomas Bradshaw, an exploration of right-wing politics in America through the eyes of an African American Republican directed by Benjamin Kamine. Scroll down for a first look at CARLYLE!

Carlyle by Thomas Bradshaw is directed by Benjamin Kamine. An exploration of right-wing politics in America through the eyes of an African American Republican, Carlyle features James Earl Jones II in the titular role, as well as Bill Bannon (Clinton/Headmaster/Janice's Dad), McKenzie Chinn (Anita Hill/Shanequa), Janice O'Neill (Janice's Mom), Levenix Riddle (Omar/Tyrone/Trayvon), Tiffany Scott (Janice/Sarah), Nate Whelden (Mark/White Guy/George Zimmerman) and Cedric Young (Carlyle's Dad/Clarence Thomas).

Tanya Palmer is the dramaturg, Ariel Zetina is the literary assistant and Kimberly Osgood is the stage manager for Carlyle.

The design team for all three developmental productions includes Kevin Depinet (sets), Christine Pascual (costumes), Jesse Klug (lights) and Mikhail Fiksel (sound). Casting was done by Adam Belcuore.

New Stages runs through November 16 in the Owen Theatre free of charge, but reservations are required at 312.443.3800, GoodmanTheatre.org/NewStages or the box office (170 N. Dearborn).

Photos courtesy Goodman Theatre.

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Photo Flash: First Look at CARLYLE as Part of 'New Stages' at Goodman Theatre
Levenix Riddle (Omar/Tyrone/Trayvon), Janice O'Neill (Janice's Mom), Tiffany Scott (Janice/Sarah), James Earl Jones II (Carlyle), CedRic Young (Carlyle's Dad/Clarence Thomas), McKenzie Chinn (Anita Hill/Shanequa) and Nate Whelden (Mark/White Guy/George Zimmerman)

Photo Flash: First Look at CARLYLE as Part of 'New Stages' at Goodman Theatre
James Earl Jones II (Carlyle) and Tiffany Scott (Janice)

Photo Flash: First Look at CARLYLE as Part of 'New Stages' at Goodman Theatre
Nate Whelden (Mark), Tiffany Scott (Sarah), James Earl Jones II (Carlyle) and Janice O'Neill (Janice's Mom)

Photo Flash: First Look at CARLYLE as Part of 'New Stages' at Goodman Theatre
James Earl Jones II (Carlyle)

Photo Flash: First Look at CARLYLE as Part of 'New Stages' at Goodman Theatre
CedRic Young (Carlyle's Dad) and James Earl Jones II (Carlyle)

Photo Flash: First Look at CARLYLE as Part of 'New Stages' at Goodman Theatre
McKenzie Chinn (Shanequa), James Earl Jones II (Carlyle) and Levenix Riddle (Tyrone)

Photo Flash: First Look at CARLYLE as Part of 'New Stages' at Goodman Theatre
Tiffany Scott (Sarah) and James Earl Jones II (Carlyle)

Photo Flash: First Look at CARLYLE as Part of 'New Stages' at Goodman Theatre
Bill Bannon (Janice's Dad), James Earl Jones II (Carlyle), Tiffany Scott (Sarah), Janice O'Neill (Janice's Mom) and CedRic Young (Carlyle's Dad)

Photo Flash: First Look at CARLYLE as Part of 'New Stages' at Goodman Theatre
James Earl Jones II (Carlyle), McKenzie Chinn (Anita Hill) and Tiffany Scott (Janice)

Photo Flash: First Look at CARLYLE as Part of 'New Stages' at Goodman Theatre
Bill Bannon (Janice's Dad) and Nate Whelden (Mark)

Photo Flash: First Look at CARLYLE as Part of 'New Stages' at Goodman Theatre
Levenix Riddle (Omar)

Photo Flash: First Look at CARLYLE as Part of 'New Stages' at Goodman Theatre
James Earl Jones II (Carlyle)



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