Ian McRae’s plays have been produced in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Santa Cruz, and New York. The Alamo was inspired by an op-ed piece called “The Hard Lessons Of Iraq” by David Ignatius, published in The Washington Post on the tenth anniversary of the invasion.
Director Kent Thompson is a vital advocate, director, and developer of new plays. He served as Producing Artistic Director of the Denver Center Theatre Company (2005-2017) and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival (1989-2005). Kent created the Colorado New Play Summit, the Women’s Voices Fund, Off-Center (for immersive, interactive theatrical experiences) and the Southern Writer’s Project. He has produced close to fifty world premieres that have subsequently been staged by theaters such as Playwrights Horizons, Goodman Theatre, South Coast Rep, Mark Taper Forum, Chance Theatre, Victory Gardens, Old Globe, Donmar Warehouse (U.K.), and more.
Ensemble cast includes Bobby Costanzo (Joey), Eileen Galindo (Carmen), Nancy Georgini (Claudine), Milica Govich (Mary), Julia Arian(Micaela/Alternate), Kelsey Griswold (Micaela /Alternate), John Lacy (Dominic), Jack Merrill (Tick), and Tim True (Munce)
The Alamo runs Fridays – Saturday at 8pm, Sundays 2pm through April 29, 2018. Ruskin Group Theatre is located at 3000 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Tickets are $27 – $30 and can be purchased in advance by calling (310) 397-3244 or online at www.