The Red and the Black

Author: Deloss Brown

The Red and the Black

Description: The play is based on Book One of Stendhal's novel, Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black).
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2013
Date Added: 4/12/2013
Content Advisory: Nudity, strong language, violence
2 Acts, 140 Minutes
3 Females, 5 Males

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Drama · Historical · Large Cast Size · Mostly Male Characters · Politics · Shakespeare · Technology and the Internet

Original Production Information

The Red and the Black was first produced by Steve and Carole Acunto, Capolavori Productions, at Theatre at St. Clement’s, New York City, on January 18, 2013; Deloss Brown of Cressid Theater Company was the associate producer. The cast, in order of speaking:

Stendhal: Keith Herron
Stendhal’s Editor: Brian Linden
Julien: Lucas Wells
Father Chélan: Jeremy Johnson
Valenod: Keith Herron
De Rênal: Brian Linden
Louise: Krista Adams Santilli
Elisa: Katie Burton
Marcel: Philip Rossi
Marie: Jessica Myhr
Understudy: Tara Schoch Frederickson

Director: Deloss Brown
Sets and props: Ika Avaliani
Costumes: Lux Haac
Lighting: Sarah Lurie
Fight director: Mitchell McCoy, assisted by Carlotta Summers
Production stage manage: Sarah Levine
Stage manager: Janel Saldaña Plaza
Wardrobe master: Kenard Jackson, assisted by Olivia Rohdes
Sound operator: John Mok
Staff assistant: Melissa Tract
General manager: Olson Rohdes
Assistant general manager: Tim Hurley.
Graphics and web design: Claudia Palmira
Photographers: Hunter Canning and Vito Catalano.
Publicity: Ron Lasko of Spin Cycle and Scotti Rhodes of Scotti Rhodes Publicity