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Second Stage Theatre
3408 N. Sheffield Chicago, IL 60657
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Rated by 76 members
Maureen Eisenberg
Review from Maureen Eisenberg
Red Velvet 267 events 176 reviews

WOW!!!! Incredibly powerful. The storyline is all about what would you do AFTER you've already made a big mistake. The actors did a great job. Set design and lighting were minimalistic. Costumes were good enough. Overall, I'd give it 4.5 stars if...continued

reviewed Jul 28 2011 report as inappropriate
Jack Meyer
Review from Jack Meyer
Red Velvet 62 events 30 reviews

This is a police drama, not so much a mystery or thriller.
It is worth it just to see Karen Aldridge in such an intimate space, she is truly a fine actress.
Steve Pickering as usual plays a unlikeable character.

reviewed Jul 10 2011 report as inappropriate
Marienne Perry
Review from Marienne Perry
Red Velvet 28 events 11 reviews

A whodunit documenting the investigation into the disappearance of a female undercover officer. The missing officer had some baggage which played a part in her disappearance. This play was extremely thought provoking.

reviewed Jun 25 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Barb
122 events 119 reviews

This was completely entertaining & suspenseful all the way through and had a terrific surprise ending. Acting was top notch and the writing (Joshua Rollins) was too; I will look for his work again.

reviewed Jul 07 2011 report as inappropriate
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A Girl With Sun in Her Eyes is a riveting re-invention of the police procedural.

Featuring Karen Aldridge, Steve Pickering, Pine Box Theater ensemble members Vince Teninty and Audrey Francis, along with Sean Parris and Lucy Sandy

About Writer Joshua Rollins

Joshua Rollins is an actor and writer living in Chicago and _A Girl With Sun In Her Eyes _marks his first full-length Chicago production. His short plays have been produced at The Artistic Home, American Blues Theatre and American Theatre Company. His play _American Rex _was a finalist for the Eugene O’Neill Playwrights Center’s Summer Conference, had a staged reading off-Broadway with Alchemy Theatre and will be workshopped later this year in Chicago. As an actor, he was last seen in the Gift Theatre’s acclaimed run of Suicide, Incorporated originating the role of Jason.  His film work includes roles in Warner Brothers’ The Dark Knight, Contagion and The Lakehouse, The Weinstein Company’s Awake, Killshot, and School For Scoundrels, and Oddlot Enetrtainment’s Living Hell.

About Director Matt Miller

Director Matt Miller returns to Pine Box where he last directed _This Is Our Youth _in 2007. Recent credits include Profiles Theatre’s critically acclaimed Graceland  and the revival of The Weir for Seanachai Theatre this past fall.

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