Red Speedo is part thriller, part comedy, and part indictment of a scorched-earth modern America in which winning is valued at all costs – even if it means losing.

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Lucas Hnath


Freddie Ashley


On the eve of Olympic qualifying trials, a champion swimmer’s future rests in the balance. If he makes the team he will sign a lucrative endorsement deal worth millions. But when performance-enhancing drugs are found in his team’s locker room fridge, he must tread water past the rumors to avoid losing it all. With rapid-fire dialogue that builds to an electrifying, twist-filled climax, Red Speedo will leave you breathless. From the acclaimed author of A Doll’s House Part 2 and The Christians.

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Remarkable feat…a taut, incisive drama. New York Times
A poolside triumph! San Francisco Chronicle
A troubling and truthful play.
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Contains adult language and situations.


Actor's Express may need to adjust reserved seating to maintain adequate social distancing. For that reason, all tickets will be held at will call.


Director's Rough Cut
August 11 at 8 pm
August 12 & 13 at 8 pm
Opening Night
August 14 at 8 pm
Regular Performances
August 14 - September 5, 2021
Wednesdays - Saturdays at 8 pm
Sundays at 2 pm

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