Luna Gale Producers

Premiered at Goodman Theatre, January 18, 2014 - February 23, 2014

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Thank you for your interest in Luna Gale.

An exploration of “poverty, addiction and family dysfunction: the unholy trinity of contemporary American culture” (New York Times), Luna Gale made its world premiere at Goodman Theatre in early 2014 to unanimous critical and audience acclaim: a “top notch” (Entertainment Weekly), “fast-paced, ferociously involving work” (Chicago Sun-Times) that “packs quite the punch.” (Chicago Tribune).

The play adds to Rebecca’s body of unflinching works about contentious social issues established over two decades, including Spinning Into Butter (race); Boy Gets Girl (violence against women); Blue Surge (class); and The Crowd You’re in With (whether or not to have a child), among others.

The production marked Rebecca’s fourth collaboration with Goodman Artistic Director Robert Falls, and her third with Chicago stage favorite Mary Beth Fisher (who also originated roles in Spinning Into Butter and Boy Gets Girl) as veteran social worker Caroline, who is charged with making tough decisions about the future of a vulnerable child, Luna Gale.

Please take a moment to read the reviews, view the production photos and watch a video about the “Making of Luna Gale.” 

For a copy of the script, contact Dana Black at DanaBlack@GoodmanTheatre.org.

 

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    (L to R) Colin Sphar (Peter) and Reyna de Courcy (Karlie) in the world-premiere production of Luna Gale by Rebecca Gilman, directed by Robert Falls.

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    (L to R) Mary Beth Fisher (Caroline) and Jordan Baker (Cindy) in the world-premiere production of Luna Gale by Rebecca Gilman, directed by Robert Falls.

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    (L to R) Jordan Baker (Cindy), Richard Thieriot (Pastor Jay) and Mary Beth Fisher (Caroline) in the world-premiere production of Luna Gale by Rebecca Gilman, directed by Robert Falls.

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    Erik Hellman (Cliff) in the world-premiere production of Luna Gale by Rebecca Gilman, directed by Robert Falls.

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    (L to R) Mary Beth Fisher (Caroline) and Erik Hellman (Cliff) in the world-premiere production of Luna Gale by Rebecca Gilman, directed by Robert Falls.

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    (L to R) Colin Sphar (Peter) and Reyna de Courcy (Karlie) in the world-premiere production of Luna Gale by Rebecca Gilman, directed by Robert Falls.

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    (L to R) Mary Beth Fisher (Caroline), Richard Thieriot (Pastor Jay) and Erik Hellman (Cliff) in the world-premiere production of Luna Gale by Rebecca Gilman, directed by Robert Falls.

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    (L to R) Mary Beth Fisher (Caroline) Erik Hellman (Cliff) and Melissa DuPrey (Lourdes) in the world-premiere production of Luna Gale by Rebecca Gilman, directed by Robert Falls.

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    Mary Beth Fisher (Caroline) in the world-premiere production of Luna Gale by Rebecca Gilman, directed by Robert Falls.

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    (L to R) Colin Sphar (Peter) and Jordan Baker (Cindy) in the world-premiere production of Luna Gale by Rebecca Gilman, directed by Robert Falls.

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