Redtwist Theatre's SAGITTARIUS PONDEROSA Opens Today

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Redtwist Theatre's SAGITTARIUS PONDEROSA Opens TodayRedtwist Theatre presents A Chicago Premiere, Sagittarius Ponderosa, by MJ Kaufman. Directed by James Fleming

Featuring Redtwist company members & Jeff Award-winners. Jacqueline Grandt, Brian Parry, and Kathleen Ruhl
Opens Saturday, June 30, 2018, at 3pm (this is also the press opening) Runs Thu, Fri, Sat at 7:30pm; Sun at 3pm, through Sun, July 29

Archer (still Angela to his family) returns home to the forests of eastern Oregon to care for his sick father. At night under the oldest Ponderosa Pine, he meets a stranger who knows the history of the forests. Sagittarius Ponderosa reveals the enduring ties between the roots beneath our feet and the mysteries of the human heart...and the journey of personal identity we all must take to become ourselves.

This production is partially supported by a grant from the Michael and Mona Heath Fund

THE CAST (in alphabetical order)
Christopher Acevedo (Owen), Jacqueline Grandt (Mom), Brian Parry (Pops), Kathleen Ruhl (Grandma), Jaq Seifert (Archer)
Understudy Cast: Sharon Aiello (Mom), Topher Leon (Owen), Victoria Montalbano (Mom), Mark Holmes Newton (Pops), Chase Nuerge (Archer)
THE STAFF James Fleming (Director), Seph Mozes (Assistant Director), Brennan Jones (Stage Manager), Sunniva Holmlund (Asst. Stage Manager), Charlie Hano (Production Manager, Casting Director), Harrison Ornelas (Technical Director/Set Builder), Kristen Martino (Set Designer), Daniel Friedman (Lighting Designer), Sarah D. Espinoza (Sound Designer), Sanja Manakoski (Costume Designer), Shea Messenger (Props Designer), Daniel Dempsey (Puppetry Designer/Coach), Shane Cinal (Scenic Charge), Aaron Kirby (Graphic Designer), Joshua Hurley (Carpenter), Jared Davis (Asst. Technical Director), Shelbi Arndt (Asst. Lighting Designer/Master Electrician), Meagan Beattie (Asst. Costume Designer), Jan Ellen Graves (Marketing), E. Malcolm Martinez (Box Office Manager), Charles Bonilla & Johnny Garcia (Box Office Associates), Michael Colucci (Producer)

THE SCHEDULE Opens: Sat, June 30, 3pm (note: there is no evening performance on opening day)
Showtimes: Thu, Fri, Sat, 7:30pm; Sun, 3pm
Understudy Performance: $20, (seniors & students $5 off), Tue, July 24, 7:30pm
Closes: Sun, July 29
Previews: $15; Wed, Thu, Fri, June 27, 28, 29, at 7:30pm
Tickets: Thursdays, $35; Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, $40 (seniors & students $5 off)

RESERVATIONS Tickets: www.redtwist.org Call: 773-728-7529

Redtwist is located at 1044 W Bryn Mawr, 2 blks W of LSD, 2 blks E of the Red Line EL station.

Valet parking for Redtwist is available across the street in front of Francesca's Bryn Mawr for most performances-hours vary. Dining is not required. Limited FREE street parking is available on side streets. There is metered street parking via ParkChicago.com app or 3-hour Paybox on Bryn Mawr Av and 2-hour Paybox on side streets. Free on Sundays, and after 10pm Mon thru Sat.



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