The Pillowman Opens at Redtwist Theatre in Chicago; Runs Through Dec. 27

A spellbinding drama with pitch dark humor about a writer accused of perpetrating the very acts depicted in his murderous stories. The Pillowman is a vicious whirlpool of dazzling storytelling at the hysterical edge of creepy and encroaching, despair and doom.

Rising-star director, Kimberly Senior, guides a stellar cast of company members and guest artists on a fearless journey thru the fascinating mind of the world's preeminent playwright, Martin McDonagh. Redtwist's leading young men, Associate Artistic Director, Andrew Jessop, and award-winning actor, Peter Oyloe, blaze a trail across lush landscapes of sound and fury as white-hot terror and pitch-black humor collide in a ball of flames amidst the fragility and hope of the human soul. When it comes to thriller, there's everything else, and then there's...The Pillowman.

Featuring: Andrew Jessop, Peter Oyloe, Tom Hickey, and Johnny Garcia, with Casey Cunningham, Joey Lesiak, Marissa Meo, and Jimmy Wilson-Schutter

Crew/Staff: Kimberly Senior (Director); Marti Lyons (Asst Director); Kate Guthrie (Stage Mgr); Allison Raynes (Asst Stage Mgr); Anders Jacobson and Judy Radovsky (Set Design); Erin Fast (Costume Design); Christopher Burpee (Lighting Design); Christopher Kriz (Sound Design); Deb Lindell (Prod Mgr & Prop Design); Mealah Heidenreich (Asst Prod Mgr & Prop Design); Ryan PatRick Dolan (Dramaturge); Stephen James Anderson (Fight/Violence Designer); Katie Cordts (Special Effects); Maggie Carlin (Sign Language Coach); Rick Porter (Prod Asst); Michael Colucci & Jan Ellen Graves (Producers)

Opens: Saturday, Nov 21, 4pm
Runs: Thu, Fri, Sat, 8pm; Sun, 3pm (No performances 11/26, 12/3, 12/24, 12/25)
Note: No show Sat 11/21 at 8pm
Closes: Sun, Dec 27, 2009
Running Time: approximately 2:30 hrs, includes one intermission
Tickets: Thu, $22; Fri & Sun $27; Sat 8pm $30 (Seniors & Students, $5 discount)

Redtwist Theatre is located at 1044 W Bryn Mawr, 2 blks W of LSD, 2 blks E of Red Line El station. Some street parking is available on Bryn Mawr, side streets, and Broadway.

Running Time:
Approx 150 minutes
includes one intermission

Redtwist Theatre
1044 Bryn Mawr, Chicago

$22-$30, available online at
or call 773-RAV-PLAY


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