Ensemble Member

Since 2013

Kevin Douglas (he/him) (playwright) received a B.F.A in acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University. After graduating Kevin took writing and improvisation classes at The Second City.

Kevin is a member of, the Regional Tony Award-winning company, Lookingglass Theatre where his play Thaddeus and Slocum: A Vaudeville Adventure had its World Premiere. Thaddeus and Slocum garnered Kevin a BTA Award for best writing of a play. Kevin’s play Plantation!, Directed by David Schwimmer, had its World Premiere at Lookingglass.

His short Plays “Cautiously Optimistic” and “Chickens Be Roostin” were in both Lower Depth Theatre’s Pandemic Play Festival and BIPOC Voting Plays Festival respectively.

Lookingglass acting credits include: Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting (Jeff Nomination for Best Ensemble), The Great Fire, Black Diamond: The Years the Locusts Have Eaten, Lookingglass Alice, Around the World in 80 Days (Jeff Nomination for Best Supporting Actor), and Our Town, co-directed by Anna D. Shapiro and Jessica Thebus. Kevin’s other Chicago credits include Orlando at Court Theatre and A Civil War Christmas at Northlight.
Kevin was last seen in Inda Craig Galvan’s play Black Super Hero Magic Mama at Geffen Playhouse. Regionally Kevin has performed at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Baltimore Center Stage, Kansas City Rep, Alliance Theatre, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami, and the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Television credits include: Insecure, Lucifer, and Platonic.

He is currently developing for television. He co-writes and performs with his better half in a web series on YouTube and IG titled The Tam and Kevin Show. Checkout episodes on Youtube/secondcitynetwork

Bio as of 2023

Thaddeus and Slocum: A Vaudeville Adventure, the smart, honest and deeply complex new project at the Lookingglass Theatre from writer Kevin Douglas.

– Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune


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    • Orlando at Court Theatre
    • A Civil War Christmas at Northlight Theatre


    • Actors Theatre of Louisville, Center Stage (Baltimore)
    • Kansas City Repertory Theatre
    • Alliance Theatre
    • Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami
    • Denver Center for the Performing Arts

    • Betrayal (ABC)
    • Tam and Kevin Under 60 (Webseries)

    • BTAA Lorraine Hansberry Award for Best Writing of a Play for Thaddeus and Slocum: A Vaudeville Adventure (Lookingglass Theatre Company)