by Phillip McMahon
directed by Siiri Scott
March 12 - April 11, 2020
The members of Irish Theatre of Chicago are very sorry to have to relay the news that - due to the coronavirus and the consequent closing of the Den Theater until April 12th - our current run of Phillip McMahon's "Pineapple" has been suspended.
If we are somehow able to resume the production or mount it at a different time or venue, we will be sure to let you know. We apologize for any inconvenience.
KATE ROMOND (PAULA) Kate is thrilled to be making her Irish Theatre of Chicago debut. Theater credits include BLIND DATE, TALKING PICTURES (Goodman Theatre), THE CHERRY ORCHARD, THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR (Milwaukee Rep.), THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALE (Red Tape Theatre), ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (Royal Shakespeare Company/ RCS co-production), and understudying Honey in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF (Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago run). TV/Film includes Masters of Sex (Showtime) as well as independent film and web-series work. Kate is an alumni of Interlochen Arts Academy and The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where she received her BA in acting.
MATTHEW ISLER (DAN) has appeared with Irish Theatre Of Chicago as Brendan in THE WEIR, Crean in THE WHITE ROAD, Ray in IN A LITTLE WORLD OF OUR OWN, Dean in LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY, and Nicky in THE SEAFARER. Matthew is also an ensemble member of Akvavit Theatre, where he has appeared as Morten in RED AND GREEN, Halldor in MISHAP!, and co- directed THEY DIED WHERE THEY LIED. Other area roles include Mercutio in ROMEO AND JULIET with Purple Bench Productions, and Gus in THE CITY OF DREADFUL NIGHT at The Den Theatre. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Matthew studied Theatre at Indiana University and is a graduate of the Second City Conservatory Program. Matthew’s Film and TV credits include CHICAGO PD, TASMANIAN TIGER, and PUBLIC ACCESS.
AUDREY ANDERSON (ROXANNE) is a recent graduate of Loyola University and also studied in Dublin, Ireland at The Gaiety School of Acting. Chicago work includes Lookingglass Theatre Company (HARDTIMES and THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER.) and Windy City Playhouse (NOISES OFF).
SAVANNA RAE (ANTIONETTE) is an Artistic Associate at Random Acts, where she has been seen in THE BONE HOUSE, #SAFESPACE, THE MARAMIE PROJECT, and COLUMBINUS. Other Chicago credits credits include Chicago Shakespeare, The Back Room Shakespeare Project, Shakespeare Project of Chicago, Artemisia, and The Factory Theatre. Savanna is also a solo performer whose one woman play, DAUGHTERS O IRE, has toured regionally since 2015. She is a proud member of Other Theatre and Oak Park Festival Theatre and is represented by Shirley Hamilton Talent.
MORGEN KERIAN (STEPH) has completed the programs at The Atlantic Theater Company and The National Theatre School of Ireland, and holds a BFA in Acting from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. Stage work in Chicago includes Lyric Repertory Company, The Lincoln Loft, Lantern, and The Factory. On screen she has appeared in VANDAL and THE INTERN. She is represented by Lily's Talent.
SIIRI SCOTT (DIRECTOR) directed both MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE (Jeff Nomination – Best Solo Performance), and ITC's hit 2017 remount of THE WEIR for its 2019 tour to Indiana. Other work includes Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and Lifeline Theatre in Chicago, The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival in Indiana, First Stage Theater in Milwaukee, and Babylon Theatre, Book-it Repertory Theatre, and Seattle Children’s Theatre in Washington. Her TV work includes CITY OF ANGELS for CBS and two years as host of the KidsWB TV Network for WCIU. A prolific voiceover artist, Siiri’s VO work appears in museum installations, commercials, and nearly 50 audiobooks. Siiri is also a company member of Theatre Nohgaku - the international Japanese Noh theatre, and is the Head of Acting and Directing at the University of Notre Dame in the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre.