Doug Vickers

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Doug is a proud ensemble member at A Red Orchid Theatre, where some of his favorite roles have been in three plays by ensemble member Brett Neveu: Four MurdersEric La Rue,  and The Meek,  the absurd Hunger and Thirst by Ionesco, the Holocaust drama The Grey Zone, Sam Shepard’s Simpatico, and Grant Varjas’s Accidentally Like a Martyr. He has appeared in 18 shows at A Red Orchid Theatre.  Doug looks forward to more rewarding work ahead at his home base. Over the years at Red Orchid, he has also worked in administrative capacities in the areas of grant writing and production.

Doug has appeared at many other theatres around town, including Chicago Shakespeare Theatre (Comedy of Errors), Next Theatre (U.N. Inspector, Turcaret the Financier) Remy Bumppo Theatre (Jeff Award for Cameo Performance-“The Best Man” -2006-2007 season), Court Theatre, Trap Door Theatre  (Alice in Bed, People Annihilation), Hell in a Handbag, and Famous Door Theatre.  Regional: Illinois Shakespeare Festival

TV: Underemployed (MTV)  Film: One Rainy Day (MPG Productions) in which he appeared as a red beanbag chair ; Hope’s Happy Birthday (Perry Productions).

Doug holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Northwestern University-School of Continuing Studies and has done graduate level work in English at NU as well.


MacArthur Award 2016

Posted on March 21, 2016

  As many of you have heard, A Red Orchid Theatre has been named one of the 14 recipients of this year’s MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.  We …

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Professional Development Series

A Red Orchid Theatre Professional Development: **This class is now full. Please check back for upcoming offerings and if you would like to be added to our contact list to …

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