No ChiLD…

By Nilaja Sun
Directed by Chika Ike

AUG 31 - Sept 23, 2018

THE CAST 

Adia Alli
Lawren Carter
Kirsten Chan
debrah neal
Victor Musoni
Netta Walker

Production Team 

Martasia Jones*, Therese Richie, Alexis Chaney, Slick Jorgensen*, Kevin Pelz, Matt Test, Jimmy Jagos, Evan Frank, Sarah Collonge, Clyde C. Compton*, Jared Bellot*, Alexandra Oparka, Sofia Fey

Denotes Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: The Richard Christiansen Theater at Victory Gardens


An Educated Guess—A staged reading

By Juan Alfonso
Directed by Glenn Davis

Sunday, FEBRUARY 25th 

THE CAST 

Alana Arenas
Joe Forunda
Audrey Francis
Sandra Marquez
Yasen Peyankov
Gabriel Ruiz

Production Team 

Zavarie Irons, Matt Chapman, Matt Test  

Location: Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre


MooN Man Walk

By James Ijames 
Directed by Tyla Ambercrumbie

Jan 26 - Feb 25, 2018

The Cast

Debo Balogun
Chanell Bell
Shadana Patterson
Michael Anthony Rawlins

Production Team

Mercedes White*, Eleanor Kahn, Kristy Hall*, Slick Jorgensen*, Matt Test, Ellen Willett, Alexandra Oparks, Shannon Rourke, Nick Nyquist, Casewell James, Matt Hawkins, Katie Vaughters, Alon Stotter, Athanasia Giannetos

Denotes Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: The Richard Christiansen Theater at Victory Gardens


AN OcTOROON

By Branden Jacob-Jenkins
Directed by Chuck Smith

A Chicago premiere in association with the Goodman Theatre

July 21 - Aug 20, 2017

THE CAST

Breon Arzell
Sydney Charles
Carley Cornelius*
Danielle Davis

Kelson Michael McAuliffe*
Tiffany Oglesby
Tyrone Phillips*
Maya Prentiss

Ariel Richardson
Chris Sheard* 

PRODUCTION TEAM

Andrew Boyce, Kristy Hall*, Jared Gooding, Aaron Stephenson, Jenna Meyers, Slick Jorgensen*, Clyde C. Compton*, Jared Bellot*

Denotes Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: The Richard Christiansen Theater at Victory Gardens


THe River JOrdan—A staged reading

By ensemble member Mercedes White*
Directed by Alana Arenas

MONDAY, JANUARY 9TH 

THE CAST 

Kiayla Jackson
Julian Parker*
Penelope Walker

Production Team

Ari Wartell, Tyrone Phillips*, Slick Jorgensen*, Matt Test

*Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre


BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI—REmount

By Evan Linder 
Directed by ensemble member Tyrone Phillips*

A world premiere co-production with The New Colony

July 22 - Aug 21, 2016

THE CAST 

Jeffrey Freelon
Kiki Layne* 

Evan Linder
Liz Sharpe
Cecelia Wingate

Production Team

John Wilson, Kristy Hall*, Slick Jorgensen*, Clarissa Jugo, Evan Linder , Gary Tiedemann,  Kat Zukaitis,  Kira Lyon, Bobby Huggins, Claire Haupt, Matt Test, Alon Stotter, Eric Van Tassell, Kotryna Hilko, Breana Young, Maddie Martin


Denotes Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre


SERIAL BLACK FACE—A staged reading

By Janine Nabers
Directed by Tim Hopper

SUNDAY, APRIL 24th

THE CAST 

Sydney Charles
Ronald Conner  

Michael Holding
Tiffany Renee Johnson
Martasia Jones*
Lily Mojekwu

Production team

Adia Alli, Tyrone Phillips*, Slick Jorgensen*

Denotes Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: The Richard Christiansen Theater at Victory Gardens


BYhalia, mississippi

By Evan Linder 
Directed by ensemble member Tyrone Phillips*

A world premiere co-production with The New Colony

JAN 8 - FEb 21, 2016

THE CAST 

Jeffrey Freelon
Kiki Layne* 

Evan Linder
Liz Sharpe
Cecelia Wingate

Production Team

Sarah Collonge, Clarissa Jugo, Kristina Loy, Slick Jorgensen*,  John Wilson, Gary Tiedemann, Kristy Hall*, Kotryna Hilko, Kira Lyon, Eli Grove, Anastasios Ketsios, Maria Privitera, Will Bennett, Liz Sharpe
 

Denotes Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: The Den Theatre


ZOOMAN AND THE SIGN—A staged reading

By Charles Fuller
Directed by Chuck Smith

MoNDAY, NOVEMBER 16th

THE CAST 

Robert Cornelius
Ann Douglas
Tyran Freeman
Tiffany Renee Johnson
Julian Parker*
TaRon Patton
Namir Smallwood
Trequon L Tate
Andre Teamer

Production Team

Ari Wartell, Tyrone Phillips*, Slick Jorgensen*, Andrew Rovner


Denotes Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: The Zacek McVay at Victory Gardens


A Doll's House—REmount

By Henrik Ibsen
Adapted and directed by Michael Halberstam

AUG 5 - 16, 2015

THE CAST 

Yaw Agyeman
Ryan Hallahan
Miriam Lee
Carmen Molina
Tyrone Phillips*
Mercedes White* 

Production Team 

Neel McNeill*, Ari Wartell, Mark Kosten, Claire Chrzan, Matt Test, Eli Grove, Kristy Hall*, Clyde C. Compton*, Slick Jorgensen*, Simon Gebremedhin, David Woolley, Anastasios Ketsios, Kotryna Hilko

Denotes Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: Theater on the Lake, Berger Park 


A Doll's House

By Henrik Ibsen
Adapted and directed by Michael Halberstam

APR 3 - May 3, 2015

THE CAST 

Yaw Agyeman
Miriam Lee
Krystal Mosley
Tyrone Phillips*
Chris Sheard*

Mercedes White* 

Production Team

Neel McNeill*, Ari Wartell, Mark Kosten, Claire Chrzan, Matt Test, Moon Jung Kim, Kristy Hall*, Clyde C. Compton*, Slick Jorgensen*, Simon Gebremedhin, David Woolley, Anastasios Ketsios, Kotryna Hilko, Dianna Chung, Jovani Diaz


Denotes Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: The Chopin Theatre 


GENESIS

By ensemble member Mercedes White*
Directed by Alana Arenas

Sept 2 - 28, 2014

THE CAST 

Tiffany Addison
Kiki Layne*

Kelson Michael McAuliffe*
Julian Parker*
Tyrone Phillips*
Mercedes White* 
 

Production Team

Jennifer McClendon, Kelsy Durkin, Neel McNeill*, Eric Van Tassell, Aaron Stephenson, Moon Jung Kim, Megan Turner, Kevin Qiu, Sharayah Outerbridge, Joe Mazza, Aurora Adachi-Winter, Leean Kim Torske

Denotes Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: The Den Theatre 


THE BROTHERS SIZE

By Tarell Alvin McCraney
Directed by Kathleen F. Conlin

May 29 - June 7, 2014

THE CAST 

Julian Parker*
Tyrone Phillips*
Mercedes White*

Production Team
 

Cynthia Kocher, Bailey Rotenberry, Michelle Benda, Joshua Willcox, Cynthia Booker, Emily Lohrbach, Moon Jung Kim, Jessica Dean Turner, Alon Stotter, Joe Mazza


Denotes Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: Krannert Center for the Performing Arts 


Dutchman

By Amiri Baraka
Directed by ensemble member Tyrone Phillips*

DEC 12, 2013 - JAN 5, 2014

THE CAST 

Danielle Banks
Will Burton
Ayinde Cartman
Carley Cornelius*
Ryan Czerwonko
Megan Gotz
Julian Parker*
Cami Rene Philgreen
Mercedes White*

Production Team

Ron OJ Parson, Ari Wartell, Leila Henry, Sam Ashdown, Kevin Pelz, Joshua Willcox, Moon Jung Kim, Samantha C. Jones, Jessica Dean Turner, Anthony Mangini, Amanda Williams

Denotes Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: Collaboraction Theatre 


Fabulation—A Staged reading

By Lynn Nottage
Directed by Robert Quinlan

DECember, 2012

THE CAST 

David Lawrence Hamilton
Kenneth Johnson
Kelson Michael McAuliffe*
Calvert Miles

Jessica Dean Turner
Deanna K. Reed

Tonya Simmons
Santiago Sosa
Aurora Adachi-Winter

Production Team

Robert Montgomery, Mitch Ost, Stephanie Kuo

Denotes Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: Athenaeum Theatre


THe Brother Size—Inagural production

By Tarell Alvin McCraney
Directed by Kathleen F. Conlin

JUNE 14 - 30, 2012

THE CAST 

Julian Parker*
Tyrone Phillips*
Mercedes White*

Production Team

Mark Deler, Josie Blough, Kevin Pelz, Slick Jorgensen, Joshua Willcox, Alon Stotter, Kevin Grab, Moon Jung Kim, Jessica Dean, Turner, Bri Sudia, Peter Davis, Maya Koenig, Ami Koenig, Deandria Kelley, Kalyn Rivers


Denotes Definition Theatre ensemble member

Location: The Alley Stage - Profiles Theatre