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Doug Vickers

Doug has been a proud ensemble member at A Red Orchid Theatre since 2001, where some of his favorite roles have been in three plays by ensemble member Brett Neveu: Four Murders, Eric La Rue, and The Meek, the absurd Hunger and Thirst by Ionesco, the Holocaust drama The Grey Zone, Sam Shepard’s Simpatico, The Nether, Grant Varjas’s Accidentally Like a Martyr, and Wallace Shawn’s An Evening at the Talk House. He has appeared in over 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.