FALL 2017: The Invisible Scarlet O’Neil

The most heroic gal you’ll never see!

A WORLD PREMIERE… BASED ON THE SYNDICATED 1940s COMIC STRIP BY RUSSELL STAMM

By: Barbara Lhota*
Director: Leigh Barrett*
Violence Design: Libby Beyreis*

September 2 – October 14, 2017
At the Factory Theater: 1623 W. Howard St., Chicago

Previews: Sat 9/2 at 8:00pm; Sun 9/3 at 3:00pm; Thurs 9/7 at 8:00pm, Fri 9/8 at 8:00pm
Press Opening: Saturday 9/9 at 8:00pm
Closing Night: Saturday 10/14 at 8:00pm
Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00pm, Sundays at 3:00pm

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A mishap in her father’s lab gave Scarlet O’Neil the power of invisibility – a power she promised him she’d never use. But Daddy never knew there’d be days like these….
It’s the 1940s, and Dr. O’Neil’s ex-lab assistant Evanna Keil is desperate to perfect her mind-controlling Ruby Red Lipstick before selling it to the KGB. The ensuing mayhem threatens everything Dr. O’Neil worked for, and everything Scarlet holds dear. Can Scarlet save her deceased father’s reputation, his scientific collaborators, AND their military secrets, plus her kidnapped landlady, a young prodigy, a small dog, the gals at the City News, and all of Chicago – if not the world?
THE INVISIBLE SCARLET O’NEIL to the rescue!

ABOUT THE STRIP & RUSSELL ARTHUR STAMM

CAST: Lynne Baker (Dr. Greta Hertzfedt/Doris Carmichael), Chloe Baldwin (Scarlet O’Neil), Chris Cinereski (Dr. O’Neil/Bill/Guard/Cop), Margaux Fournier (Sarah Blue) Ashley Fox (Judy Butafuco), Lisa Herceg* (Hedy Labarr/Marcie), Aneisa Hicks (Jean Sharp), Elizabeth MacDougald* (Evanna Keil), Kirk Osgood (Dr. Percy Spencer/Bobby/Joe); with Patti Moore* and Savanna Rae (Understudies)

STAFF: Chloe Baldwin (Violence Assistant), Milo Bue (Scenic Design), Meghan Erxleben (Lighting Design), Sarah Espinoza (Sound Design), Colleen Layton (Production Manager), G. Max Maxin IV (Projection Design), Lindsey Miller (Stage Manager), Kimberly Morris* (Costume Design), Manuel Ortiz (Technical Director), Hannah Wolff (Dramaturg)

* denotes BWBTC Ensemble Member

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