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First Floor Theater Announces Cast and Production Team for World Premiere "Pro-Am"

Delve Into Miami’s Professional-Amateur Porn Scene May 23 - June 15, 2024


CHICAGO, Illinois (March 4, 2024) – Chicago’s First Floor Theatertoday announced the cast and production team for their World Premiere production of PRO-AM, a biting look at the world of amateur-professional porn written by Brynne Frauenhoffer and directed by Rebecca Willingham. The production runs May 23 - June 15, 2024, with previews May 16, 18, 19, and 22 at The Den Theatre’s Upstairs Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets ($5 - $35) on sale now at www.thedentheatre.com.  


Most careers don’t last longer than three months in Miami’s professional-amateur porn scene. But that’s about to change when rising star Chloe Kendall meets the driven trans performer Nastasia. The girls are doing it for themselves now, and for the first time, people won’t just be watching them – they’ll be paying attention.


The cast includes Angelíca Grace (Nastasia), Amanda Fink* (Jenni Jaxon), Jalbelly Guzman (Chloe Kendall), David Stobbe (Joe), Jenni Hadley (Moxie/Gabby Thorne), Brenna DiStasio (Hayley James/Livi Claire), Kaylah Crosby (Mackie May), and Peter Fernending (Gabby’s Date/Chloe’s Regular); with understudies Jessica Love (Nastasia), Alexandria Crawford (Moxie/Gabby Thorne & Mackie May), Lizzy Mosher (Jenni Jaxon & Hayley James/Livi Claire), and Sunnie Eraso(Chloe Kendall). 


The production team, led by director Rebecca Willingham and playwright Brynne Frauenhoffer, includes Kendyl Meyer (Stage Manager), Sonia Goldberg (Assistant Director), Samantha Kafuman(Violence and Intimacy Director), Spencer Donovan (Scenic Designer), Persephone Lawrence (Props Designer), Josiah Croegaert (Lighting Designer), Emily Hayman (Sound Designer), Caitlin McCarthy* (Costume Designer), and Peter Wilde (Technical Director). 


First Floor Theater’s World Premiere PRO-AM runs May 23 - June 15, 2024, with previews May 16, 18, 19, and 22. Performances are held Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m. on Upstairs Mainstage at The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets are $5 - $35; to purchase tickets visit www.thedentheatre.com


* denotes First Floor Theater Company Member


FACT SHEET:

PRO-AM


Title: PRO-AM


Written By: Brynne Frauenhoffer


Directed By: Rebecca Willingham


Cast: Angelíca Grace (Nastasia), Amanda Fink* (Jenni Jaxon), Jalbelly Guzman (Chloe Kendall), David Stobbe (Joe), Jenni Hadley (Moxie/Gabby Thorne), Brenna DiStasio (Hayley James/Livi Claire), Kaylah Crosby (Mackie May), and Peter Fernending (Gabby’s Date/Chloe’s Regular); with understudies Jessica Love (Nastasia U/S), Alexandria Crawford (Moxie/Gabby Thorne & Mackie May U/S),Lizzy Mosher (Jenni Jaxon & Hayley James/Livi Claire U/S), and Sunnie Eraso (Chloe Kendall U/S)


Production Team: Kendyl Meyer (Stage Manager), Sonia Goldberg(Assistant Director), Samantha Kafuman (Violence and Intimacy Director), Spencer Donovan (Scenic Designer), Persephone Lawrence (Props Designer), Josiah Croegaert (Lighting Designer), Emily Hayman (Sound Designer), Caitlin McCarthy* (Costume Designer), and Peter Wilde (Technical Director)

* denotes First Floor Theater Company Member


Dates: May 23 - June 15, 2024 (Previews May 16, 18, 19, 22)

Industry Nights June 3 and June 10 


Press Opening: Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 8 p.m.


Schedule: Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 3 p.m.


Run Time: Approximately 90 minutes with no intermission


Location: The Den Theatre Upstairs Mainstage (1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.)


Tickets: General Admission: $5 - $35 (previews $5 - $20)


Box Office: www.thedentheatre.com 


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ABOUT FIRST FLOOR THEATER

Founded in 2012, First Floor Theater has garnered a reputation for pairing some of the most cutting-edge scripts in Chicago and the American Theater with a signature innovative design style. Shortly after their inaugural season, FFT was named “Best New Theater Company” by the Chicago Reader. FFT was also honored to be recognized with the 2018 Francesca Primus Prize from ATCA for their production of Leah Nanako-Winkler’s Two Mile Hollow, and in Newcity’s Players 2019: “The Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago.” Some of First Floor’s notable past productions includeHooded or Being Black for Dummies, Mike Pence Sex Dream, Two Mile Hollow, peerless, and Plano. First Floor Theater is a Resident Company at The Den Theatre. 

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