Round Heads and Pointed Heads @ Red Tape Theatre, Chicago [from 23 March to 21 April]

Round Heads and Pointed Heads


148
23
Mar
 
- 21
Apr
20:00 - 22:00

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Red Tape Theatre
4546 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625
For our second performance in our new space, THE READY (which we share with the awesome Theatre Y) Red Tape Theatre proudly presents Bertolt Brecht’s ROUND HEADS AND POINTED HEADS. Described as “a tale of horror” by Brecht himself, the play is a satirical parable about the fictitious country of Yahoo, where the rulers maintain control by setting people with round heads against those with pointed heads. As the flames of a race war between round and pointed heads brews, the people of Yahoo are distracted from the reality of their poverty and the oppressive forces caused by class stratification.

The show is directed by Artistic Director and Jeff Nominated director Max Truax* and will feature original music from two-time Jeff Award Winning composer Nicholas Tonozzi, their third collaboration after the highly successful THE MOTHER (Oracle Theatre) and last year’s YERMA, co-produced with Theatre Y.

The cast includes:
Maryam Abdi, Ambrose Cappucio, Ben Chang, Casey Chapman*, Nora King, Peter Laughlin, Diana Lee, Felix Mayes, Emily Nichelson*, Brandon Rivera, Caleb Roitz, Kelsey Shipley*, Stephanie Shum*, and Ann Sonneville

* notates Red Tape company member

All tickets are brought you FREE OF CHARGE thanks to the FREE THEATRE MOVEMENT. You can become a donor to the movement to gurantee you get the best seats in the house — even when performances are full. You will never miss the show.

Producer: Kyle Land*
Assistant Director: Aaron Arbiter
Original Music / Music Director: Nicholas Tonozzi
Stage Manager: Will Allen
Lighting Design: Taylor Ovca
Costume Design: Rachel Sypniewski
Sound Design: Steve Labedz*
Props: / Poster Design: Bridget Schultz*
Still Photos: Austin Oie*
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