Clockwise Theatre Announces The MidWest Premiere of Tammy Ryan’s SOLDIER’S HEART Sept. 25- Oct. 18
– Michael Sommers, The New York Times
Doug McDade (Gurnee) directs, with a cast featuring Amanda Lipinski (Chicago), Elizabeth Rude (Northbrook), Eliott Johnson (Chicago), Elise W. Zell (Chicago), Brian Nelson (Chicago), Zachary Bloomfield (Plainfield), and Daniel Pass (Highland Park).
Tammy Ryan is the author of numerous produced plays, including Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods, The Music Lesson, Dark Part of the Forest, Tar Beach, many others, plus the libretto of a new opera based upon Rachel Carson’s ‘Silent Spring’, A New Kind of Fallout. Her work has been commissioned, produced and developed at The Alliance Theater Company, Dorset Theater Festival, Florida Stage, Marin Theater Company, The REP at the Pittsburgh Playhouse, City Theater, Bricolage, and the Lark Play Development Lab among others, and has been featured at NNPN’s National Showcase of New Plays. In addition her plays for young audiences have twice received the National Playwriting for Youth Bonderman Award, including The Music Lesson, which also received the American Alliance of Theatre in Education’s Distinguished Play Award.
Doug McDade’s extensive directing credits include Clockwise Theatre’s inaugural production of Kita y Fernanda (2010), Palmer Park (2012) and most recently Doubting Thomas (2014). His directorial work in film includes CUTEeGRL which received an award for Best Short Film Thriller at The 2011 Illinois International Film Festival. Doug is an original ensemble member and Managing Director of Chicago’s critically acclaimed Shattered Globe Theatre. He has performed in numerous SGT productions, including The Rose Tattoo, Other People’s Money, The Price, Dealer’s Choice, The House of Blue Leaves, The Manchurian Candidate (Jeff Award Recipient), A View from the Bridge (Jeff Award Nomination), Warhawks & Lindberghs (Jeff Award Nomination). Doug shares several Jeff (Equity and Non-Equity Wing) and After Dark awards for Ensemble with SGT, American Blues Theatre and Next Theatre productions.
Soldier’s Heart plays Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM, Sundays at 3PM. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased through the website atwww.clockwisetheatre.org., by calling Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006, or at the door. Veterans, Industry and Seniors rates are available, as are Group rates (10 or more, pre-paid).
Cast photography will be available as of 8/20/15. For more information, please visit Clockwise Theatre’s website.
Ample, free on-street parking.