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What We're Up Against

By Theresa Rebeck, Directed by Lauren Shouse 
January 17-February 9, 2019

Set in a highly competitive architecture firm, What We’re Up Against takes an explosive look at the complicated battle of the sexes raging arcos cubicle land. A funny yet insightful view of what it means to be female in a male dominated career and one woman’s response when she tries of slamming into the glass ceiling.

Jeff Kurysz
Ted James
Echaka Agba
Charlie Strater
Denise Hoeflich

Eliza - Echaka Agba

Weber -  Jeff Kurysz

Ben -  Ted James

Janice -  Denise Hoeflich

Stu -  Charlie Strater

Eliza Understudy- Shawnita Grant

Ben & Weber Understudy- Pierce Ducker

Stu Understudy- Charles Rasmussen

Janice Understudy-Hannah Williams

Production Team

Director  Lauren Shouse

Stage Manager Caitlin Body

Production Manager Robert Salazar

Scenic Design   Lauren Nigri

Sound Design  Kevin O'Donnel

Lighting Design  Becca Jeffords

Costume Design  Izumi Inaba

Props Design Robert Salazar

Master Electrician Carley Walker

Technical Director Manuel Ortiz      

Assistant Stage Manager Lizzy Mable-Leigh

Scenic Painter Abbie Reed

Assistant Director Sophie Hamm

Front of House Manager Emma Gibson

In The Press
"Best Plays in Chicago!" -Picture This Post
 What We're Up Against is "...funny and enraging in all the right ways!" Kerry Reid- Chicago Reader 
" An auspicious beginning for a new theater company ...artfully staged by director Lauren Shouse...(with) excellent cast and crew." Third Coast Review 
"Compass Theatre delivers a thrilling gladiatorial match, replete with intrigue, betrayals and double-crosses. Director Lauren Shouse has assembled a nimble cast" Windy City Times - Highly Recommended
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