Gift Theatre Welcomes New Ensemble Member

Gift Theatre Welcomes New Ensemble Member

The Gift Theatre welcomes its newest ensemble member.

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Gift Sets Cast & Staff for Chicago Premiere of David Rabe’s COSMOLOGIES

Gift Sets Cast & Staff for Chicago Premiere of David Rabe’s COSMOLOGIES

The theater describes the show as the “whimsical humor of the Keystone Cops and Bugs Bunny into a particle collider with the philosophy of Soren Kierkegaard and George Berkeley.”

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Review: HAMLET at The Gift Theatre

Review: HAMLET at The Gift Theatre

…an intriguing production that, due to the wonderful work from Kyri and Fenner, will be one to be examined for years to come.

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Gift Announces HAMLET Cast and Production Team

Gift Announces HAMLET Cast and Production Team

(top, l to r) John Kelly Connolly, Robert Cornelius, Shanésia Davis, Gregory Fenner and Daniel Kyri (bottom, l to r) Martel Manning, Casey Morris, Jake Szczepaniak, Hannah Toriumi and Netta Walker. The Gift Theatre has announced casting for William Shakespeare’s HAMLET, directed by Monty Cole. The production will feature Daniel...

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Gift Has Its HANG MAN Cast and Creatives

Gift Has Its HANG MAN Cast and Creatives

The Gift Theatre has announced the cast and production team for its world premiere of Stacy Amma Osei-Kuffour’s HANG MAN, directed by Jess McLeod.

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Review: A SWELL IN THE GROUND at The Gift Theatre

Review: A SWELL IN THE GROUND at The Gift Theatre

It all but goes without saying that the first decade after the traditional four-year college experience is fraught with difficult transitions, both emotional and physical. It’s when you determine which of your undergrad soulmates will actually remain in your life post-diploma.

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Cast and Creatives Set for A SWELL IN THE GROUND

Cast and Creatives Set for A SWELL IN THE GROUND

The Gift Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its world premiere of Janine Nabers’ A SWELL IN THE GROUND.

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Review: PILGRIMS at The Gift Theatre

Review: PILGRIMS at The Gift Theatre

Kiechel’s script is why we become actors, designers, directors, and supporters of the arts. It requires all of you, both physically and mentally. She doesn’t let up and has delivered the best show I’ve seen all year.

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Gift Theatre Announces Casting & Designers for PILGRIMS

Gift Theatre Announces Casting & Designers for PILGRIMS

Pictured: Janelle Villas The Gift Theatre has announced the design team and three-person cast for the world premiere of Claire Kiechel’s play PILGRIMS, co-directed by Michael Patrick Thornton and Jessica Thebus, June 2-July 30. PILGRIMS will feature ensemble members Brittany Burch (Jasmine) and Ed Flynn (Soldier), with guest artist Janelle Villas...

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UNSEEN Shows What Happens When We Look

UNSEEN Shows What Happens When We Look

Throughout our lives, when faced with a moment that is sure to produce pain, we often hear these words in an attempt to offer protection: “Don’t look and it won’t hurt.” If we don’t look, we avoid discomfort, shame, embarrassment, heartbreak, humiliation.

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