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Photo Flash: First Look at Circle Theatre's DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY

Circle Theatre presents its first musical of the 28th season, the Chicago Premiere of Maury Yeston's DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, running now through May 26th at Stage 773 at 1225 W. Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

It's just after World War I, the loneliest of souls arrives at an Italian villa disguised as a handsome young Prince, and for the first time experiences the joys and heartbreaks of life. This Chicago premiere is based on the Frederick March film of the same name, with Brad Pitt taking the role of Death in the loosely based remake, Meet Joe Black.

Elizabeth Margolius is a stage director with a primary focus in the development and direction of new and rarely produced musical theatre and opera. Chicago directorial credits include: Chicago Folks Operetta (The Cousin From Nowhere), City Lit Theater (Opus 1861/Jeff Recommended), Bailiwick Chicago/Artistic Advisor (Violet, Five Joseph Jefferson nominations including Best Musical and Best Director/Musical), Silk Road Theatre Project (Broadway Sings the Silk Road), and Bohemian Theatre Ensemble (Bernarda Alba, Songs for a New World - Chicago Tribune's 'Hottest Ticket,' 2007). Elizabeth is an Associate Member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, and the Co-Founder/Artistic Director of DirectorsLabChicago.

The cast features Tommy Bullington * Erin Daly * Andrea DeCamp * Ryan Gaffney * Steve Greist * Kevin M. Grubb * Rosalind Hurwitz * Royen Kent * Nate Lewellyn * Laura McClain * Khaki Pixley * Rus Rainear * Stephanie Souza * Denise Tamburrino.

Creative team: Elizabeth Margolius, Director * Jon Landvick, Music Director * Kristen Gurbach-Jacobson, Choreographer * Peter O'Neill, Scenic Designer * Patti Roeder, Costume Designer * Julian Pike, Lighting Designer * Daren Leonard, Assistant Director * Jon Landvick, Artistic Director * Nick Reinhart, Production Director * Jessica Sophiea,Theatre Manager

The show plays Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm & Sundays at 3pm. Box Office: 773.327.5252. All seats: $32 for adults, $30 for students/seniors; Group rates are available.

Photo Credit: Jen Bludgen-Duty

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Photo Flash: First Look at Circle Theatre's DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY
Laura McClain, Nate Lewellyn and Ensemble

Photo Flash: First Look at Circle Theatre's DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY
Nate Lewellyn

Photo Flash: First Look at Circle Theatre's DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY
Laura McClain and Ensemble

Photo Flash: First Look at Circle Theatre's DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY
Khaki Pixley and Nate Lewellyn

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