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Wig Out!

  • by Tarell Alvin McCraney​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • directed by Nathan Singh​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • Welcome to the underground drag scene, a place where many gay men create families for themselves. The legendary House of Lights is one such family. As they prepare for a competitive ball with a rival house, each member confronts their identity within the family. Wig Out! is an electrifying tale of community, queer sub-culture, and sexuality by Theatre School alumnus Tarell Alvin McCraney.
  • Recommended for mature audiences.
  • April 14, 2017 - April 23, 2017
  • Previews : 4/12 & 4/13
  • WED - SAT at 7:30 PM
    SUN at 2 PM​
  • On the Fullerton Stage
  • (773) 325-7900

  • This production is proudly sponsored by:
  • PNC Bank
  • Themes: How far will we go to feel loved, accepted, and celebrated?​​​​​

    The cast features
    ​Vincent Banks (Venus), Michael Cohen (Lucien), Matthew Elam (Wilson/Nina), Kayla Forde (Faith), Keith Illidge (Deity), Tia Jemison (Fate), Michael Morrow (Rey-Rey), Skylar Okerstrom-Lang (Loki), Isaiah Rush (Eric), Nick Trengove (Serena), and Sola Thompson (Fay).

    The production team includesscenic design by Maggie Armendariz, costume design by Hailey Rakowiecki, lighting design by Emmaleigh Pepe-Winshell, sound design by Connor Ciesil, dramaturgy by Cassandra Kendall and Patricia Mahoney, and stage management by Ben Gates-Utter.


    Accessibility Services and Interpreted Performances:

    ​If you require wheelchair accessible and/or companion seating, or have any other hearing or vision needs, please let us know when you reserve your tickets so that we can make sure you visit to our theatre is an excellent one. Discounted tickets are available for patrons with disabilities, and their guests. Assisted listening devices are available to patrons upon request. ​

    Audio Description Services:

    The performance of Wig Out! on 4/23 at 2 PM will include a live audio-description of the visual and physical events on-stage for patrons who are blind or have low vision. We also invite you to join us that day for a pre-performance program with a touch tour, which begins at 12:30 PM in the Fullerton Stage lobby. The touch tour program will include information about the characters and design choices that add to the world of the play. Patrons who are participating in the audio-described event may also request the playbill in Braille, large print, and audio formats. Please indicate interest in the Touch Tour when you order your tickets. Call our Box Office at (773) 325-7900.​​

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