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A conversation with J.T. Rogers

During rehearsals for Oslo, director Nick Bowling (NB) spoke with playwright J.T. Rogers (JTR) about his award-winning play, the real people who inspired it, that dinner with President Bill Clinton, and much more! (NB) First of all, I want to start by saying how excited and honored we are to be presenting the Chicago premiere of Oslo at TimeLine. When you first mentioned it to us, you told PJ [Powers, TimeLine’s Artistic Director] that it ...
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The cast of POCKET: Getting to know Cage Sebastian Pierre

  Cage Sebastian Pierre Midway through the run of Too Heavy for your Pocket, we’re going backstage to get to know the four actors who are embodying the show’s undeniably courageous characters. Be sure to also read our first three interviews with Jennifer Latimore, Ayanna Bria Bakari, and Jalen Gilbert. Our fourth and final interview is with Cage Sebastian Pierre, who portrays Tony Carter, Sally-Mae Carter’s husband and Bowzie Brandon’s best friend.  Tell us the story ...
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The cast of POCKET: Getting to know Jalen Gilbert

Jalen Gilbert Midway through the run of Too Heavy for your Pocket, we’re going backstage to get to know the four actors who are embodying the show’s undeniably courageous characters. Be sure to read our first two interviews with Jennifer Latimore and Ayanna Bria Bakari. Our ...
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The cast of POCKET: Getting to know Ayanna Bria Bakari

Ayanna Bria Bakari Midway through the run of Too Heavy for your Pocket, we’re going backstage to get to know the four actors who are embodying the show’s undeniably courageous characters. You can read our first interview with Jennifer Latimore, who plays Sally-Mae Carter, here. Next ...
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The cast of POCKET: Getting to know Jennifer Latimore

  Jennifer Latimore Mid-way through the run of Too Heavy for Your Pocket, we’re going backstage to get to know the four actors who are embodying the show’s undeniably courageous characters. Our first interview is with Jennifer Latimore, who portrays Sally-Mae Carter. Tell us the ...
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CARDBOARD Cast 101: Getting to know Kearstyn Keller

Kearstyn Keller It’s our final two weeks of the Chicago premiere of Cardboard Piano! Before these four lovely actors take their final bows on March 17, we thought we’d pull back the curtain and get to know them outside their work bringing this heartfelt show ...
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