Renaissance Theaterworks "Russian Transport"
RENAISSANCE THEATERWORKS’ RUSSIAN TRANSPORT: AN ENGROSSING MORAL THRILLER A Russian Immigrant family’s story of struggle to achieve the “American Dream” Renaissance Theaterworks partners with Exploit No More, The Benedict Center, & LOTUS Legal Clinic Milwaukee, WIs. (December 12, 2017) - Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) presents Erika Sheffer’s engrossing moral thriller, RUSSIAN TRANSPORT following the 2018 New Year. Directed by “Renaissance woman,” Laura Gordon, RUSSIAN TRANSPORT will feature Elizabeth Ledo, Reese Madigan, April Paul, Max Pink, & Mark Puchinsky. This drama runs January 19 – February 11, 2018 in the Studio Theater at the Broadway Theatre Center (158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, Wis.). Set in the Russian enclave of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, RUSSIAN TRANSPORT is the story of an immigrant couple, their two assimilated teenagers, and the fierce and fiery upheaval they experience when the mysterious Uncle Boris from Russia comes to stay with them for his shot at the “American Dream.” Part family drama, part heart-pounding thriller, RUSSIAN TRANSPORT captures the complex and conflicting layers of one immigrant experience, centered on human trafficking.ARTISTS FULL PLAYBILL HERE DIRECTOR - Laura Gordon^ MISHA - Reese Madigan* MIRA- April Paul ALEX - Max Pink DIANA - Elizabeth Ledo* BORIS - Mark Puchinsky * Member of Actors' Equity Association ^ Member of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society PRODUCTION Stage Manager - Veronica Zahn* Production Manager - Bailey Wegner Scenic Design - Jason Fassl~ Props Design - Ana McHenry Lighting Design - Jason Fassl~ Scenic/Lighting Design Assistant - Marisa Abbott Sound Design - Megan Henninger~ Costume Design - Jason Orlenko~ Language Coach/Dramaturgy - Graham Billings Dialect Coach - Raeleen McMillion+ Technical Director - Anthony Lyons * Member of Actors' Equity Association ~ United Scenic Artist + Member of Voice & Speech Trainers Association & The American Dialect SocietyRead More