Saturday Jan 18, 2020 - Monday Feb 10, 2020


by: Steven Leigh Morris
directed by: Nike Doukas

A funny, often biting, brand new satiric play about the corrosive pressures of click-bait journalism.

A funny, often biting, brand new satiric play about the plight of local newspapers, Red Ink follows a journalist who is hired by new management to run the paper he has been working for, and loves. In the wake of a corporate merger. Can he keep the standards he aspires to? Can he keep his family and friends? His sanity? 

Steven Leigh Morris’s absurdist satire looks at the corrosive pressures of click-bait journalism and cut-throat competition on newspapers around the country, as they struggle to report the truth in a post-fact world.
  • Starring: Michelle Bonebright-Carter, Steven Culp, Tracey A. Leigh, Leo Marks, Jocelyn Towne, Peter Van Norden
  • Producer: Henry 'Heno' Fernandez
  • Scenic and Projection Designer: Lily Bartenstein
  • Lighting Designer: Matt Richter
  • Sound Designer: Jesse Mandapat
  • Costume Designer: Mylette Nora
  • Choreographer: Cate Caplin
  • Stage Manager: Letitia Chang / Veronica Vasquez

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