It Came From Outer Space

June 22

July 31, 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: It Came From Outer Space. 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); Fannie (Goodman Theatre). OFF BROADWAY: The Public Theatre, The Sheen Center. REGIONAL: Yale Repertory Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Geva Theatre Center, McCarter Theatre Center, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Alliance Theatre, Seattle Rep. INTERNATIONAL: Farewell My Concubine (Ningbo Song and Dance Theatre); Damage Joy (BFloor Theatre). OPERA: The Central Park Five (Portland Opera); Freedom Ride (Chicago OperaTheatre); Die Kathrin (Chicago Folks Operetta); Blue (Toledo Opera); La Cenerentola (Yale Opera); Cunning Little Vixen (Opera Theatre at Yale College). 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 an adjunct at Columbia College Chicago.

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