By: Barbara Lhota*
Screwball comedy meets swashbuckler in this world-premiere tribute to Cyrano de Bergerac and the 1940’s.
About the Show
Set at the Belasco Theatre in the 1940s, The Double follows Minnie, an actor and stage combatant, who is cast in a Broadway production of Cyrano de Bergerac alongside a colorful group of film studio personalities. Expect comedy, romance, and swashbuckling!
Workshopped through BWBTC’s New Plays Development Program, The Double provided heaping helpings of laughter, love, and derring-do.
|WHERE|| Lincoln Square Theatre
4754 N Leavitt St, Chicago
|WHEN||August 20 – September 24, 2011|
|SHOWTIMES||Thursdays & Fridays at 8pm
Saturdays at 2:00pm & 8:00pm
|PREVIEWS||August 13, 18, 19, 2011|
|PRESS OPENING||Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 8:00pm|
|CLOSING NIGHT||Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 8:00pm|
This production uses realistic staged violence in the telling of the story.
2 hours with intermission
* Denotes BWBTC Ensemble Member
***Ticket sales end 3 hours before curtain. Seats may still be available even if it says no longer available.***
9/15 – 9/17, BWBTC will be accepting donations for the Center on Halsted’s youth programming.
CAST: Shaun Nathan Baer (Adrian Young), Dan Foss (Saul Bloomfield), Lisa Herceg* (Rosalind Rollins), Gillian N. Humiston* (Minnie Sparks), Brendan Hutt (George Hall), Kimberly Logan* (Olivia Wood)*, Mark Pracht (Charles Fontaine), and Kathrynne Wolf* (Shirley Spagel).
STAFF: Sarah Burnham (Scenic Design), Alison Dornheggen* (Dance Choreography), Jesse Gaffney (Props Design), Amy E. Harmon* (Production Manager), Lindsey Lyddan (Lighting Design), Kjerstine McHugh* (Assistant Director & Stage Manager), Jennifer L. Mickelson* (Violence Assistant), Adam Smith (Sound Design), and Heidi Jade Warrine (Costume Design).
Press photos by: Steven Townshend.
Production photos by: Johnny Knight.