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The Caucasian Chalk Circle

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

by Bertolt Brecht
Translated by Eric Bentley

Directed by Brandon Logan
Musical Direction by Hosun Moon
Music by Tim Kraack
Scenic Design by Courtney Ross
Costume Design by Rebecca Ming
Lighting Design by Jhona Coombs
Sound Design by David Margolin Lawson
Hair and Makeup Design by Grace Deadmore
Properties by Seth Mazlin and Nayah Houston 
Production Stage Management by Sophie H. Nolan


This show runs approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes with one 10-minute intermission.



The Caucasian Chalk Circle is set in a time of crisis and uncertainty, with the content of the piece reflecting this context and its impact on the characters. It contains explicit depictions and/or descriptions of various forms of violence including, but not limited to: suicide, torture, death, and various forms of abuse (e.g., verbal, physical, psychological, sexual, body shaming, alcohol/drug). The production engages themes such as enslavement, racial stereotypes, gender identity and sexuality, and grief. There will be periods of loud sound and startling lighting levels.






Production Manager - Hannah Mason
Assistant to the Director - Anna Belden
Assistant Costume Designer - Mikayla Carleo
2nd Costume Assistant & Shopper - Kiki Sanchez
Assistant Lighting Designer - Madison Remigio
Assistant Sound Designer - Katie Norris
Puppetry Consultant - Ben Durocher
Deck Stage Manager - Railee Scott
Production Assistant - Ashlynn Baumgartner
Voice and Speech Coordinator - Jeff Morrison
Intimacy Director and Fight Choreographer - Dan O’Driscoll
Scene Shop Supervisors - Cara Arbucci, Mimi Coventry, Ailey Finn, Andrew Maroney, Betty Schneider
Scenic Charge - Courtney Ross
Scenic Painters - Arianna Berryman, Dylan Harrer, Bella Panico, Victoria Perez, Lauren Sheris
Scenic Construction - Gabriel Abraham, Arianna Berryman, Sydney Borislow, Jojo Collins, Dylan Harrer, Julia O’Connor, Phi Oeschger, Bella Panico, Victoria Perez, Kayla Platania, Jackson Rinkes, Xavier Rodriguez, Lauren Sheris, Goose Stoyke
Scenic Stitcher - Kayla Platania
Wardrobe Supervisor - Kadee Ericson
Costume Support and Alterations - Sarah Faehnle, Collin McElroy, Avery Thomas
Wardrobe Crew - Jordan Bidwell, Emma Bresowsky, Molly Cavett, Alex Eichholz, Samantha Franklin, Hannah Gorosh, London Keller, Sophie Tyler
Head Electrician - Millie Cowan
Light Board Programmer - Michele Torres
Light Board Operator - Dessalines Hayden
Electricians - Rose Billings, Lauren Bryant, Cameron Conte, Dakota Daniel, Hayley Driscoll, Ethan Foley, Sara Hansen, Adaryn Healy, Zoey Hughes, Hayley Jones, Anna Keeley, Scarlett Keene, Lily Koller, Celena Laslow, Oladoyin Ogunsola, Danii Ortiz, Zoe-Maria Rivera, Sofia Storey, Gael Taylor, Serina Towns-von Stauber
Follow Spot Operator - Cecilia Hughner
Sound Board Operator - Alex Herrera
Puppet Construction - Ben Durocher and Brandon Logan 
Run Crew - Ava Cintron, Merrit Grove, Angelina Milici
House Managers - Katie Meade, Kat Margaret Phifer
Front of House Crew - Yeshi Berry, Ella Blankinship, Emma Dias, Ryan McDonald, Julia O’Connor, Jose Sanchez Acosta, Spencer Senzon, Cassidy Smullen, Michele Torres, Josephine Wokurka
Poster Designer - Katie Meade
Production Photographer - Carol Rosegg
Production Videographer - Alex Pearlman
Special Thanks to Max Stroeher, Glen Scott Designs, Material for the Arts, Bryant Bailey, Scott Bolman, Burke Brown, and Anyssa Merlini
Chair, Department of Theatre Arts - Jill Stevenson
Assistant Chair for Production Pedagogy, Department of Theatre Arts - Lori Ann Zepp
Operations Director, VPA - Katie Meade
Technical Director - Rob Dutiel
Assistant Technical Director - Courtney Ross
Theatre Technician - Millie Cowan
Costume Shop Supervisor - Cassandra Deveau
Assistant to the Operations Director - Kat Margaret Phifer
Costume Design Faculty - Vanessa Leuck
Lighting Design Faculty - Ray Recht
Stage Management Faculty - Lori Ann Zepp
“The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Bentley, trans.)” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.