Janet Ulrich Brooks Will Star in THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS at Theatre at the Center
According to The Chicago Tribune, Janet Ulrich Brooks will make her Theatre at the Center debut this summer in The Lady With All The Answers. Brooks will play Ann Landers. The production will open on July 15 and run through August 12.
The Lady With All The Answers is written by David Rambo and directed by Larry Wyatt. The show gives a behind the scenes look at the life of Ann Landers, the Chicago advice columnist who once had more than 90 million daily readers. The show takes place in 1975 in Landers' apartment, and she discusses her most taxing and fascinating stories as she prepares to take on the most challenging one yet.
Read more at The Chicago Tribune.
Brooks is a company member of TimeLine Theatre, where credits include The Audience,Bakersfield Mist, The How And The Whyand Jeff-nominated performances in 33 Variations, A Walk in the Woods, All My Sons, When She Danced and Not Enough Air. Goodman Theatre credits include 2666, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Jeff Award nomination), The Seagull, A True History of the Johnstown Flood and Teddy Ferrara. Other theater credits include Plantation (Lookingglass Theatre Company), Women Laughing Alone With Salad (Woolly Mammoth Theatrre Company, Helen Hayes Award nomination), By The Water (Northlight Theatre), Native Gardens and Failure: A Love Story (Victory Gardens Theater), Crazy For You (Drury Lane Theatre), South of Settling (Steppenwolf Theatre Company) and Golda's Balcony(Pegasus Players, Jeff Award). Television credits include Sense8, Chicago Med, Fire and Justice and Boss. Film credits include Divergent, Conviction, Polish Bar, One Small Hitch, Fools and Market Value. She was the first recipient of the Ed See Outstanding Theatre Alumnus Award from the University of Central Missouri. She is a union member of AEA and SAG/AFTRA and is represented by Gray Talent Group.