Themes: Family; Historical Fiction; Oppression; Perseverance; Racism; Self-Discovery; Slavery; Underground Railroad
The cast features
Vincent Banks (Danson/Zachariah/Ensemble), Noelle Daniels (Ensemble), Matthew Elam (Marcus), Kayla Forde (Cora), Edward Hall (Mr. Lexington), Tia Jemison (Bessie/Ensemble), Ki-Jana Moore (Ensemble), Courtney Peck (Angela/Rose/Ensemble), Jack Rhea (Ensemble), Michael Russo (Luke), and Sola Thompson (Night Runner).
The production team includes scenic design by Camila Devereux, costume design by Megan Pirtle, lighting design by Eric Phillips, sound design by Kendall Barron, dramaturgy by Rachel Perzynski, and stage management by Cat Andrade.
1/14: Opening Day Autograph Session with the cast following the performance
1/14: USO of Illinois Day—US Armed Forces personnel & their families can reserve free tickets. Visit www.tixfortroops.org
2/5: Special Sunday performance (2 PM)
1/26 and 2/5: Post-Show Discussion
Accessibility Services and Interpreted Performances:
If you or your child 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 your visit to our theatre is an excellent one. Discounted tickets are available for patrons with disabilities and their guests.
Performances Interpreted in American Sign Language & Assisted Listening Devices:
The performances of Night Runner on 2/10 (10 AM) and 2/11 (2 PM) will be interpreted in American Sign Language. Call TTY (773) 325-7975. We also offer Listen Up! personal listening devices for each performance at DePaul's Merle Reskin Theatre. These assisted listening devices are available to patrons upon request.
Audio Description Services:
The performance of Night Runner on 2/9 (10 AM) will include a live audio description of the visual and physical events onstage for patrons who are blind or have low-vision. Call (312) 922-1999 for more information.