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Chavez Ravine

 
Bio:
Off-Broadway: The Visitor (The Public Theater), Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye (The Duke on 42nd Street), I Want to Live (The Medicine Show). Regional: Santa Cruz Shakespeare, The Arden Theatre, Portland Center Stage, OSF, Steppenwolf, Virginia Stage Co., Congo Square Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Off-Broadway: The Visitor (The Public Theater), Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye (The Duke on 42nd Street), I Want to Live (The Medicine Show). Regional: Santa Cruz Shakespeare, The Arden Theatre, Portland Center Stage, OSF, Steppenwolf, Virginia Stage Co., Congo Square Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere, 2021
Big Ma (Understudy)

Photos

Chavez Ravine  Photo

Chavez Ravine

From: 
Date:
11/18/2021


Thom Rivera and Chavez Ravine as the Blues Singer

From: 
Date:
08/10/2009

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere, 2021
Big Ma (Understudy)

Chavez Ravine Biography

Off-Broadway: The Visitor (The Public Theater), Toni Morrison‚Äôs The Bluest Eye (The Duke on 42nd Street), I Want to Live (The Medicine Show). Regional: Santa Cruz Shakespeare, The Arden Theatre, Portland Center Stage, OSF, Steppenwolf, Virginia Stage Co., Congo Square Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Barrington Stage, Virginia State Theatre, Pegasus Players Theatre, Bailiwick Repertory Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre, Piven Theatre Workshop alum. Film/TV: Barbershop II, Death of a President, Sleepwalk With Me, April Fools, Tapioca, Southern Cross, ‚ÄúPrison Break.‚ÄĚ Awards: Drammy Award for Best Lead, Black Theatre Alliance Award for Best Lead in Drama.





Chavez Ravine News

Review: ABCD at Barrington Stage Company Photo Review: ABCD at Barrington Stage Company
by Marc Savitt - Jul 9, 2022

At two very different public schools in the same city ‚ÄĒ an underserved school on the verge of shutdown, and an elite magnet program nearby ‚ÄĒ pressure to perform well on standardized tests drives students and teachers to compromise their integrity. Kudos to Artistic Director, Julie Ann Boyd and the team at Barrington Stage Company for giving yet another new promising playwright and their highly relevant work life.

Ojai Playwrights Announces 2022 New Works Festival Featuring Vivian Barnes, Lyndsey B Photo Ojai Playwrights Announces 2022 New Works Festival Featuring Vivian Barnes, Lyndsey Bourne, Bill Cain & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2022

Ojai Playwrights Conference has announced 11 playwrights for the 25th Anniversary New Works Festival taking place August 7-14, 2022, in Ojai, CA, marking a return to in-person workshops and live performances after two years of working online.

Barrington Stage Company Announces Casting For ANNA IN THE TROPICS and ABCD Photo Barrington Stage Company Announces Casting For ANNA IN THE TROPICS and ABCD
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022

Barrington Stage Company has announced casting for Nilo Cruz's 2003 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Anna in the Tropics, on the Boyd-Quinson Stage July 16-30, and the world premiere of ABCD by May Treuhaft-Ali, on the St. Germain Stage July 1-23.

Hugo Armstrong, Anne Gee Byrd & More to Star in UNCLE VANYA at Pasadena Playhouse Photo Hugo Armstrong, Anne Gee Byrd & More to Star in UNCLE VANYA at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse has announced casting and creative team for the Los Angeles premiere of the Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky translation of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov coming to the Playhouse June 1 through June 26; the press opening is Sunday, June 5 at 5 p.m. 

BWW Review: IN THE UPPER ROOM at DCPA is as Good as it Gets Photo BWW Review: IN THE UPPER ROOM at DCPA is as Good as it Gets
by Jon Bee - Mar 6, 2022

I’m all for a period piece, especially one from the 70s - see what I did there? In the world premiere of In the Upper Room by Beaufield Berry, we meet a bunch of Berrys in their family home in Omaha, Nebraska in the 1970s. A lively crew, this family is on display in a way that is relatable…and otherworldly.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Denver Center's IN THE UPPER ROOM World Premiere Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Denver Center's IN THE UPPER ROOM World Premiere
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at  DCPA Theatre Company's world premiere of In the Upper Room in the Kilstrom Theatre running February 11 through March 13, 2022.

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for IN THE UPPER ROOM World Premiere Photo Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for IN THE UPPER ROOM World Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2022

The DCPA Theatre Company has announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of In the Upper Room in the Kilstrom Theatre running February 11 through March 13, 2022.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of CULLUD WATTAH Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of CULLUD WATTAH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021

Written by Erika Dickerson-Despenza and directed by Candis C. Jones, Cullud Wattah follows three generations of Black women living through the Flint Water Crisis. The world premiere began preview performances in The Public's Martinson Hall on Tuesday, November 2 and officially opened last night, Wednesday, November 17.

Review Roundup: CULLUD WATTAH Opens at The Public Theater Photo Review Roundup: CULLUD WATTAH Opens at The Public Theater
by Review Roundups - Nov 18, 2021

Written by Erika Dickerson-Despenza and directed by Candis C. Jones, Cullud Wattah follows three generations of Black women living through the Flint Water Crisis. The world premiere began preview performances in The Public's Martinson Hall on Tuesday, November 2 and officially opened on Wednesday, November 17.

One-Week Extension Announced for CULLUD WATTAH at The Public Theater Photo One-Week Extension Announced for CULLUD WATTAH at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021

The Public Theater announced a one-week extension of the world premiere play CULLUD WATTAH through Sunday, December 12. Written by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner Erika Dickerson-Despenza and directed by Lilly Award winner Candis C. Jones, CULLUD WATTAH follows three generations of Black women living through the Flint Water Crisis.

Chavez Ravine Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Denver Center's IN THE UPPER ROOM World Premiere VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Denver Center's IN THE UPPER ROOM World Premiere
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at  DCPA Theatre Company's world premiere of In the Upper Room in the Kilstrom Theatre running February 11 through March 13, 2022.

VIDEO: THE BLUEST EYE at Arden Theatre Company VideoVIDEO: THE BLUEST EYE at Arden Theatre Company
by Alan Henry - Mar 21, 2018

Arden Theatre Company presents THE BLUEST EYE! Adapted from the novel of the same name by Toni Morrison, THE BLUEST EYE opened on March 1st, and has recently been extended through April 8th!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of La Jolla's AMERICAN NIGHT
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2012

La Jolla Playhouse presents American Night: The Ballad of Juan José, written by Richard Montoya (Zorro in Hell) for Culture Clash, developed by Culture Clash and Jo Bonney (The Seven, Adoration of the Old Woman), directed by Jo Bonney. A co-production with Center Theatre Group and originally commissioned and produced by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, American Night: The Ballad of Juan José will run through February 26, 2012 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. Check out highlights from the show below!