Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog Theatre's FAIL/SAFE

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland present the first production in their 2014-15 Hugen Hall season, Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler's Fail/Safe, adapted for the stage by ensemble members Nikki Klix and Anderson Lawfer, now through October 14, direction by Anderson Lawfer at Hugen Hall in Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway Street. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Fail/Safe is a political thriller where a system failure threatens to trigger World War III, adapted from the acclaimed 1964 film. As time runs out, the president of the United States and his advisors scramble to find a strategy that will save the planet from total annihilation.

The cast includes Strawdog ensemble members Carm Grisolla and Tom Hickey with guest artists Mark Pracht, Conor Burke, Stuart Ritter, Brian Amidei, Lee Russell, Joe Mack, Jim Heatherly, and Dave Skavaria.

The production team also includes Strawdog Company members Mike Mroch, set design; Jordan Kardasz, light designer; Heath Hays, sound designer; Kyle Hamman, projection design; with guest artists Elizabeth Lovelady, assistant director/dramaturg; Hilary Surface, stage manager; Rebecca Grossman, production manager and Noel Huntzinger, costume design.

The performance schedule is Sundays at 12 p.m. and Sundays-Tuesdays at 8 p.m. Preview tickets are $10, single tickets are $15 and are currently on sale. Subscriptions, group, senior and student discounts are also available. Tickets may be ordered online at strawdog.org or by calling OvationTix toll-free: 866-811-4111.

Photo Credit: Tom McGrath

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Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog Theatre's FAIL/SAFE
Standing (L to R): Mark Pracht, Stuart Ritter, Tom Hickey, Conor Burke, Joe Mack, Jim Heatherly; Seated (L to R):Dave Skvarla, Carmine Grisolia, Brian Amidei, Lee Russell

Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog Theatre's FAIL/SAFE
Foreground (L to R): Stuart Ritter, Joe Mack, Lee Russell, Mark Pracht; Background (L to R): Brian Amidei, Dave Skvarla, Carmine Grisolia, Jim Heatherly, Conor Burke, Tom Hickey

Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog Theatre's FAIL/SAFE
Mark Pracht, Lee Russell, Stuart Ritter, Joe Mack

Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog Theatre's FAIL/SAFE
Carmine Grisolia, Dave Skvarla, Brian Amedei, Jim Heatherly

Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog Theatre's FAIL/SAFE
Tom Hickey, Dave Skvarla, Conor Burke, Carmine Grisolia, Jim Heatherly



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