It Came From Outer Space

June 22

July 24, 2022

Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare

book and music by Joe Kinosian
book and lyrics by Kellen Blair
based on the Universal Pictures film
directed by Laura Braza

Rasean Davonté Johnson


RASEAN DAVONTÉ JOHNSON CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE: Measure for Measure. CHICAGO: The Brothers Size, The Great Leap, Ms. Blakk for President, La Ruta, The Burn, You Got Older, BLKS (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Frankenstein, Lula Del Ray, Fjords (Manual Cinema); Her Honor Jane Byrne (Lookingglass Theatre Company); Fannie (Goodman Theatre); Angels in America: Parts 1 & 2 (Court Theatre). OFF BROADWAY: The Public Theatre, Sheen Center REGIONAL: Yale Repertory Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre, Hartford Stage, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Geva Theatre, McCarter Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Alliance Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre. INTERNATIONAL: Farewell My Concubine (Ningbo Song and Dance Theatre); Damage Joy (B-Floor Theatre). OPERA: The Central Park Five (Portland Opera); Freedom Ride (Chicago Opera Theatre); Die Kathrin (Chicago Folks Operetta). EDUCATION: MFA in stage design, Yale University School of Drama. AWARDS: Joseph Jefferson Award, Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award, Robert L. Tobin Director-Designer Showcase. Johnson is a lecturer at the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale.

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