World Premiere Adaptation "I am an invisible man." In this world premiere stage production, the first authorized by The Ralph and Fanny Ellison Charitable Trust, a landmark American novel comes to life. Ralph Ellison's classic story of a young African American's search for his identity blazes with luminous theatricality and truth. Adapted by Oscar-nominated writer Oren Jacoby, Invisible Man marks the first Chicago appearance by award-winning New York City director Christopher McElroen, a founding artistic director of the Classical Theatre of Harlem. Invisible Man is a produced in association with Christopher McElroen Productions. Individual tickets go on sale July 15. Court Theatre cannot accommodate children under the age of 5, and our productions are not generally of interest to children under 8 years of age.