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The Noel and Carlyle Show at Illusion Theater

Dates: (6/15/2024 )


Illusion Theater

Illusion Theater

3754 Pleasant Avenue South
Minneapolis,MN 55409

Phone: 6123394944

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Playwright Carlyle Brown and director Noel Raymond have been collaborating in their respective roles for nearly thirty years. Now, they are exploring working together as co-creators of a theatrical work in which they will both perform. “Something new is about to begin.”

Louise Smith directs, she returns to ILLUSION where she was part of several shared works that Ping Chong’s Company and ILLUSION created in the 1980’s including Angels of Swedenborg, Nosferatu, and Snow

The Noel and Carlyle Show at Illusion Theater Schedule

Performance is at 7:30pm. Please contact or call 612-339-4944 for ticket information.

Cast and Creative team for The Noel and Carlyle Show at Illusion Theater


Noel Raymond

Noel Raymond is the Co-Artistic Director of Pillsbury House + Theatre where she has helped lead, develop, and implement theatre and arts programming to promote community vitality since 1995. As an actor she has performed with Pillsbury House Theatre, the Burning House Group, the Guthrie Theater, Penumbra Theatre, Bryant Lake Bowl, and Minnesota Festival Theatres. Her directing credits include works at Pillsbury House Theatre, Theatre Mu, and the Playwrights’ Center.

carlyle brown

Carlyle Brown is the Andrew W. Mellon Playwright in Residence at ILLUSION. His shows produced at ILLUSION include Finding Fish, Acting Black, A Play by Barb and Carl, and History of Religion, and curator for the Afro-Atlantic Festival of Playwrights. He was honored for Distinguished Achievement in American Theater by the William Inge Theater Festival. Also, in 2022 he received the Legacy Award from the Legacy Playwrights Initiative of the Dramatist’s Guild. The award recognizes established American playwrights for their sustained influence on the American theatre. Carlyle is a Core Writer at the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis and an alum of New Dramatists.

Creative Team

Louise Smith



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