March 9 – April 15, 2023
8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Trap Door Theatre
1655 W. Cortland St.
Carolyn Benjamin, Cat Evans, Lauren Fisher, Juliet Kang Huneke, Emily Lotspeich, Emily Nichelson, Tia Pinson, Manuela Rentea.
Set Design: J. Michael Griggs / Lighting Design: Richard Norwood / Costume Design: Rachel Sypniewski / Original Music and Sound Design: Danny Rockett / Make-Up Design: Zsófia Ötvös / Graphic Design: Michal Janicki / Dramaturg: Milan Pribisic Assistant Dramaturg: Ember Sappington / Choreography: Miguel Long / Fight Choreography: Bill Gordon / Assistant Director: David Lovejoy / Stage Manager: Anna Klos
A spokesperson describes the event as follows:
"...Joan and the Fire examines the way in which history is constantly being rewritten to better serve those in power. When a group of performers staging their take on the myth of Joan of Arc are met by the myth herself, it becomes a battle of epic proportions to save history as Joan and the players each fight to tell their version of the stor..."