ALIEN HAND, or Let the Right be a Vision of the Left
ADAPTED BY: Catherine Sullivan
DIRECTED BY: Catherine Sullivan

CAST: Sean Marlow, Beata Pilch, Sarah Taylor, Danny Belrose, Gary Sugarman, Chris DeMaria, Bob Rokos
LIGHTING DESIGN: Richard Norwood
COSTUME DESIGN: Catherine Sullivan and Beata Pilch
SET DESIGN: Catherine Sullivan


“…the creativity, quality, and intelligence of Alien Hand’s performance and design affirms Trap Door’s place at the forefront of the Chicago fringe theatre scene.”
-Albert Williams, The Chicago Reader

Alien Hand
A deconstructive interpertation of the 1941 musical by Moss Hart, Lady in the Dark.


Catherine Sullivan has written, directed, and designed work for film, video and theatre for the past fifteen years. Catherine Sullivan has exhibited at venues nationally including the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; The Renaissance Society, Chicago; and internationally at venues including Tate Modern, London; Centre Pompidou, Paris, and Volksbühne, Berlin. She is represented in the United States by Metro Pictures Gallery in New York, and Richard Telles Fine Art in Los Angeles, and in Europe by Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussells, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, and Galeria Gio Marconi, Milan. Projects range from work with film, video, installation to live theatre. She holds a BFA in acting from California Institute of the Arts, and a MFA in Fine Art from Art Center College of Design.

Opened: May 1998

Chicago Reader names Trap Door Theatre as runner up for Best Off Loop Theatre Company! Best of Chicago 2018

Time Out Chicago recognizes Trap Door as one of the best storefront theatres in the city!

Trap Door welcomes
New Resident Director: Monica Payne
and New Resident Sound Designer: Danny Rockett

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