DATES & TIMES:
Previews: Thursday, July 18 and Friday, July 19
Opening Night: Saturday, July 20
Regular Run: Plays until Sunday, August 18
Times: Thursdays/Fridays/Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 3:00pm
Seating is general admission and the house will open 20 minutes prior to showtime
ABOUT THE SHOW: Roast follows the friends and family of Sam, a talented young comedian who took his own life, as they fulfill his last request: to hold a roast of him instead of a traditional funeral. As each of the roasters has their turn on stage, they reflect on who Sam was, and what he meant to them. Throughout, the play asks an important question: when a loved one is lost, how does the world change in their absence? Roast by Harry Wood explores the deeply intertwined worlds of comedy and tragedy, humor and grief. World premiere!
TICKETING & VENUE INFORMATION:
Tickets: $10 previews/$20 regular run
Industry Nights: $7 for Thursday performances
*Please note that Greenhouse Theater box office fees do apply*
For tickets, please purchase online, visit the box office in person, or call the Greenhouse at 773-404-7336
A very limited number of discount tickets are available to all performances at Hottix, TodayTix, and Goldstar.
Venue: Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago IL)
For directions, parking, and nearby restaurants, visit HERE.
There is construction on Lincoln Avenue so patrons are recommended to add extra time to their commute, especially if driving.
CONTENT WARNING: This play contains discussion of suicide.
Thursday, June 25: LOCT’s Theatre Thursday Event. Use code THTH to access discounted tickets! More info HERE.
Sunday, June 28: Post-Show Discussion with Heather Bodie, Artistic Director of Erasing The Distance
Saturday, August 10: Accessibility Performance with a Pre-Show Discussion. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Edward Warner - John Miraglia
Sharon Oldstone - Alison Plott*
Keith Cross - Reginald Hemphill
Alyssa Warner - Kyra Jones
Beth Wilde - Kelli Walker
Sonny "Sunny D" Dennison - Mike Newquist*
Albert Lassiter - Roy Pugh
Edward U/S - Subhash Thakrar
Alyssa U/S - Delaney Clark
Director - Derek Bertelsen*
Production Stage Manager - Melanie Kulas*
Scenic Designer - Sydney Achler*
Lighting Designer/Asst. Sound Designer - Nicholas Coso*
Costume Designer - Uriel Gomez
Technical Director/Sound Designer - Becca Venable*
*denotes member of The Comrades