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PrideArts, Chicago drag artists co-produce story of a drag family's tribulations
-- From a press release
2022-12-22

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CHICAGO — PrideArts will celebrate the arrival of the year 2023 by teaming up with the Chicago drag performers Tirrany Reigns and Ramona Mirage to stage Reigns' original Queer Family Dramedy, set just after New Year's Eve. The play follows a drag family facing the trials, tribulations, and hangovers that come from a major loss in the family and a raucous New Year's Eve. Mirage and Reigns will co-direct Reigns' script, which features a cast of seven actors. IN THE FAMILY will play two weekends only: January 6-8 and 13-15 at the Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. The performance schedule is Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $25 for all performances, $20 for seniors and students. Tickets are on sale at www.pridearts.org .

The IN THE FAMILY CAST will include April Showers - a new-to-Chicago actor with credits at Shakespeare on the Sound, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, and Hawaii Shakespeare Festival; Avery Uñate, a Chicago drag artist who performs under the name Mx. Avery Knight; Lezbian Minnelli, a graduate of the Theatre School at DePaul University; Chicago drag artist Oddrey Ball; Zach Moore, who recently appeared as Princeton/Rod in Avenue Q for Madkap Productions; Ren Tymoszenko who has performed in productions of MAMMA MIA! and THE MUSIC MAN; and Chicago multidisciplinary artist Bang Bang.

IN THE FAMILY

Written By Tirrany Reigns

Co-Directed by Ramona Mirage and Tirrany Reigns

Co-Produced by Ramona Mirage and PrideArts

January 6-15, 2023

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago

Tickets on sale soon at www.pridearts.org

$25.00 general admission $20.00 seniors and students


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