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Random Acts Announces New #SafeSpace Series With Host Sadieh Rifai

Random Acts Announces New #SafeSpace Series With Host Sadieh Rifai

Random Acts, the micro-budget theatre company behind the smash-hit Strangest Things! The Musical will premiere a new monthly variety series spotlighting underrepresented voices and raising funds for deserving causes. Titled "#SafeSpace," the series will debut on Monday, March 19th at 8pm with a show hosted by comedian and actor Sadieh Rifai (Amazon's Patriot.) All proceeds from the 3/19 event will be donated to Planned Parenthood.

The first #SafeSpace event will be presented at Galway Arms (2442 N. Clark St, Chicago) and will feature Random Acts associates as well as additional theatrical, musical and burlesque acts to be announced. Tickets are Pay-What-You-Can, and each $5 donated will earn an entry into a raffle for a feminist-themed prize basket.

Additional #SafeSpace dates will be announced soon at

ABOUT Sadieh Rifai

Sadieh Rifai is an ensemble member at American Theater Company, where her credits include the world premiere of The Humans (Jeff Award nomination for Best Ensemble),The Amish Project, Hedwig and the Angry Inch (co-production with About Face Theatre),The Original Grease, Columbinus, Doubt, Agnes of God and Speech and Debate (After Dark Award for Outstanding Performance). Other Chicago credits include Evening at the Talk House (A Red Orchid Theatre) Christmas Carol (Goodman Theatre) Ski Dubai (Steppenwolf First Look) and The Piano Teacher (Next Theatre). Film credits include The Wise Kids, Nate and Margaret and Olympia. Television credits include Chicago Med and Amazon's Patriot in which she plays the recurring role of Mahtma El-Mashad. She is a graduate of the School at Steppenwolf and received the Princess Grace Award in 2011. Sadieh and her brother Adal have a podcast on iTunes called Siblings Peculiar.


Random Acts is dedicated to presenting unpredictable and diverse genres of theatre. we strive to create approachable art with no expectations. Since March 2015, Random Acts has presented 11 productions (including four world premieres, one US premiere and one Chicago premiere) through which the company featured the work of 101 actors, 13 writers, 7 directors and 17 designers while performing at 9 venues including 4 theatres, 2 bars, an empty storefront, a cafe, and a gymnasium. More information:

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