Photo Flash: First Look at RADIO GOLF at Court Theatre

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, opens its 2018/19 season with August Wilson's Radio Golf, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. Radio Golf runs August 30 - September 30, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 7:30pm.

Real estate developer Harmond Wilks is determined to become the first black mayor of Pittsburgh, on a mission to revive his blighted childhood neighborhood. As Wilks confronts characters from the past, he is forced to question how pursuing change could put his neighborhood's history at risk.

Radio Golf is the tenth and final play in August Wilson's American Century Cycle, and director Ron OJ Parson's seventh production in the cycle at Court Theatre. The cast includes James T. Alfred (Sterling Johnson), Allen Gilmore (Harmond Wilks), Ann Joseph (Mame Wilks), James Vincent Meredith (Roosevelt Hicks) and Alfred H. Wilson (Elder Joseph Barlow).

The creative team includes Jack Magaw (scenic design), Rachel Anne Healy (costume design), Claire Chrzan (lighting design) and Christopher M. LaPorte (sound design).

Tickets, priced $50-$74 ($38-$56 for previews) are available at the Court Theatre box office (5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago), by calling (773) 753-4472, or online at www.CourtTheatre.org.

Photo Credit: Michael Brosilow

Photo Flash: First Look at RADIO GOLF at Court Theatre
Alfred H. Wilson, Allen Gilmore

Photo Flash: First Look at RADIO GOLF at Court Theatre
llen Gilmore, James T Alfred, James Vincent Meredith

Photo Flash: First Look at RADIO GOLF at Court Theatre
Allen Gilmore, James Vincent Meredith

Photo Flash: First Look at RADIO GOLF at Court Theatre
Ann Joseph, James Vincent Meredith

Photo Flash: First Look at RADIO GOLF at Court Theatre
James Vincent Meredith

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