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THE Library,  By Scott Z. Burns  | January 12th, 2017-feb 4th, 2017

"The actors do a fantastic job emotionally portraying the community trying to come to terms with what happened and move on." - Playlist HQ

"A very heartbreaking show [...] an insightful play about being a teenager in such a terrible situation" - Ada Grey

Clinical but wrenching [...] there are some astutely captured moments here." -The Chicago Reader

Synopsis

The Library tells the story of Caitlin Gabriel, who survives a deadly shooting at her high school. She struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities, and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. The Library is a bold and chilling play that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth, and the lies that claim to heal us.

Crew

Directed by Logan Hulick*
Assistant Directed by Cordie Nelson
Stage Managed by Nate Dion
Asst. Stage Managed by  Patrick O'Brien
Lighting Designed by David Trudeau
Sound Designed by Brendan Monte*
Scenic Designed by Alex Connor

Cast

Jennifer Cheung as The Publisher
Matthew Collins as Detective Washburn
Chris Hayhurst as Nurse
Adam Huizenga as Marshall Bauer
Reagan James as Surgeon
Vic Kuligoski as Ryan Mayes
Maria Margaglione* as Dawn Sheridan
Lindsey Markham* as Caitlin Gabriel
Scott Olson as Nolan Gabriel
Reginald Robinson Jr. as Father Dunston
Tricia Rogers as Elizabeth Gabriel
Elise Spoerlein as Special Master Thornton


Is It Feasible?  Based on short stories by Bulgarian humorist Chudomir

Company member Zlatomir Moldovanski performed his one man show "Is It Feasible?" which is based on short stories by the Bulgarian humorist Chudomir. The performance was a fundraiser for Level 11 Theatre  took place at the Public House Theatre on August 17th. 


THE IRISH CURSE, By Martin Casella | May 19th, 2016-June 12th, 2016

"[...] all performances are on-the-money in a simple in-the-round staging." -Windy City Times
"[...] the production is hilarious and dramatic. The entire cast is fantastic and they feed off each other's energy expertly." -Playlist HQ
"[...] an incredibly funny and crass journey that takes an honest glimpse into the pants and hearts of a group of greatly troubled men." - Theatre by Numbers

SYNOPSIS

From its blistering language to its brutally honest and comedic look at sex and body image, The Irish Curse is a revealing portrait of how men, and society, define masculinity. In doing so, it dares to pose the fundamental question that has been on the minds of men since the beginning of time: "Do I measure up to the next guy?"

 

CAST

Dennis Bisto* as Kieran
James Bould as Father Kevin
Rob Grabowski as Joseph
Logan Hulick* as Rick
Neil O'Callaghan as Stephen

 

 

CREW

Directed by Justin Baldwin
Assistant Directed by Zlatomir Maldovanski*
Stage Managed by Rose Hamil
Assistant Stage Managed by Arielle Gitlin
Media Directed by Sam Bengtson
Lighting Designed by David Trudeau
Sound Designed by Brendan Monte*
Set Design by Joshua Claybough

* denotes ensemble member


SubUrbia, by Eric Bogosian | July 30th, 2015-August 31st, 2015

 

"A-modern day tragedy.  A thought provoking play filled with brilliant acting" -Chicago News
"All the acting in this Level 11 production is exceptionally high energy [...] and absolutely buoyant." - Chicago Reader
"Level 11 Productions' revival explodes slow dynamite over two hours." - Stage and Cinema
"The acting was powerful, truthful, and emotional [...] This play is worth a look." - Chicago Critic

Synopsis

Remember the nights spent with your friends talking about what life will hold? The discussions about what you really want to accomplish that seem to last forever? The nights you never wanted to end? Those are etched in our memory as moments that cemented the path to who we are today. SubUrbia is a coming of age story about three best friends who are trying to find their purpose in life within their lost world of the American suburb. They struggle with the trials and tribulations of growing up with an uncertain future whille desperately clinging on to the memories they long to relive. Will they find their purpose in life or will they find that the dreams they once had will never come true?

 

Crew

Directed by Justin Baldwin
Assistant Directed by Dennis Bisto*
Stage Managed by Julie Leghorn
Media Directed by Sam Bengtson
Lighting Designed by James Lees
Sound Designed by Matt Reich
Scenic Painted by Anthony Venturini
Production Assisted by Arielle Gitlin
Fight Captain'd by Erin Nedelman

Cast

Jesse-James Austin as Norman
Amber Calderon as Erika
Colin David as Buff
Halie Ecker as Bee Bee
Logan Hulick* as Pony
Kiayla Jackson as Pakeeza
Grant Michael Johnson* as Tim
Brendan Monte* as Jeff
Erin Nedelman as Sooze

 

* denotes ensemble member


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