Chicago premieres include Taste by Benjamin Brand (Jeff Award for Best Actor), and the World Premiere of the deaf/hearing bilingual play R+J: The Vineyard; which was named a Top 10 show in 2015 by The Chicago Reader. Red Theater also produced the Chicago Premiere of Bertolt Brecht’s Schweyk in the Second World War and Red Hamlet by Aaron Sawyer.
The Chicago Tribune heralded The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Jeff Award Best Fight Choreography) as a Top Ten production of 2017 and featured R+J: The Vineyard as a model production in their “Resolution for Theater in 2016”. Theatre by the Numbers has awarded Red productions as “Top Five” in 2015 and 2017. Our work has been featured in publications such as American Theater Magazine, the Chicago Reader, and Gallaudet University’s First Folio exhibition.