Andrew White, Jonathan Babbo & More to Lead Lookingglass' IN THE GARDEN: A DARWINIAN LOVE STORY
Continuing its 26th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of In The Garden: A Darwinian Love Story, by Artistic Associate Sara Gmitter and directed by Jessica Thebus. In The Garden runs April 16 - June 15, 2014 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m..
Tickets are on sale to the general public beginning March 5, 2014, at the Lookingglass box office, located at Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave., online at www.lookingglasstheatre.org and by phone at (312) 337-0665.
Long before The Origin of Species will forever change the world, Charles Darwin meets Emma Wedgewood and they forever change each other. In the space between science and faith, they find an unexpected and unlikely romance.
In the Garden chronicles the struggle of two fiercely independent individuals, divided by ideology but united by a fire that fuels a passionate lifelong debate: evolution vs. salvation. Only by embracing this duality can they possibly navigate the struggles, triumphs, losses and discoveries that await.
The cast includes Ensemble Member Andrew White (Charles Darwin) with Jonathan Babbo (ensemble), Cindy Gold (ensemble), Caroline Heffernan (ensemble), Rebecca Spence (Emma Darwin) and Austin Tichenor (ensemble).
The Exclusive Corporate Sponsor of In the Garden: A Darwinian Love story is United Airlines. Production Sponsors include the National Endowment for the Arts, The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation, and The Pauls Foundation. Community Conversation Panels are sponsored by Betsy and Jim Benoit on behalf of the STS Foundation. Individual Consortium Donors include Leigh and Henry Bienen, Rachel Kraft, and Lee and Sandy Golub.
Target Saturday Matinees offer a limited number of buy one, get one free tickets which are available to all 3:00 p.m. Saturday matinees. This program is made possible with the generous support of Target, working with Lookingglass to make the arts accessible to all. A limited number of student tickets are available the day of the show for $20 with valid student ID. Groups of 10 or more patrons save up to 20%. Call the box office for details.