Red Folder

Red Folder

AN ILLUSTRATED SHORT PLAY
Written, directed and illustrated by ensemble member Rajiv Joseph
Featuring ensemble member Carrie Coon
Streaming January 27, 2021
Run time: 10 minutes

The red folder belongs to a first grader. It is the source of all his woes. Years later, he seeks vengeance.

Red Folder is one of six virtual productions on the Steppenwolf NOW virtual stage. Get access to all six productions with the purchase of a virtual membership for only $75. Discounts available for essential workers, artists, students and teachers. Find more information at steppenwolf.org/now

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Cast and Artists

Artists

Playwright Rajiv Joseph

Director Rajiv Joseph

Illustrator Rajiv Joseph

Original Music Chris P. Thompson

Filmed and Edited by Joel Moorman

Lead Animation Artist Christopher Huizar

Animation Artists Joel Moorman and Rudy Schultz

Artistic Producer JC Clementz

Production Manager Elise Hausken

Casting Director JC Clementz, CSA

Production Stage Manager Laura D. Glenn* 

Assistant Production Stage Manager Christine D. Freeburg*

CAST

Narrator Carrie Coon†*

Additional Staff: Martha Wegener (Sound Engineer), Patrick Zakem (Captioning)

Special Thanks to Dinesh Joseph.

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is a constituent of Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for nonprofit professional theater.

† denotes a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble.

* denotes a member of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers.

 

PRESS ARTICLES & REVIEWS

"Steppenwolf playwright, electronic music composer collaborate on illustrated short 'Red Folder'" Daily Herald

"In Steppenwolf Theatre’s ‘Red Folder,’ Carrie Coon battles with school supplies" Chicago Tribune

"‘Red Folder’ Spins a Story of Self-Healing" – WTTW

"Red Folder: An Illustrated Short Play"This Week In New York

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Sponsors

lead steppenwolf now sponsor

Anne and Don Phillips
Helen Zell

premier steppenwolf now sponsor

Robert and Louise Sanborn

Grand production sponsor

Christopher and Eileen Murphy

individual production sponsor

Jim and Kay Mabie

endowment production sponsor

Richard and Mary Gray Production Endowment

 

Accessibility Services sponsored by John Hart and Carol Prins

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

 

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This show is one of six virtual productions on the Steppenwolf NOW virtual stage featuring breakthrough stories written by America’s most talented voices. Get access to ALL SIX productions by purchasing a Steppenwolf NOW virtual membership. Learn more at steppenwolf.org/now.

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