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Photo Flash: First Look at Mary Zimmerman's TREASURE ISLAND at Lookingglass Theatre Company


Opening its 28th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of Treasure Island, adapted and directed by Mary Zimmerman from the book by Robert Louis Stevenson in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Treasure Island runs now through January 31, 2016 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is this Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

The cast of Treasure Island includes Ensemble Members Lawrence E. DiStasi, Philip R. Smith, and Andrew White with John Babbo, Matt DeCaro, Travis Delgado, Christopher Donahue, Kasey Foster, Greg Hirte, Anthony Irons, Steve Pickering, Ariel Shafir, L.J. Slavin, and Mathew Yee.

Adventure beckons when a mysterious blind man delivers a dreaded Black Spot to an aging sea captain, plunging an innkeeper's son into a desperate race for buried treasure armed with only his wits against a dastardly crew of cutthroat pirates. Set sail with young Jim Hawkins, Long John Silver and a crew of swashbuckling rogues, as Treasure Island explodes like a cannon ball onto the stage regaling thrill-seekers of all ages with a story both epic and intimate, hilarious and harrowing.

Tony Award-winning Mary Zimmerman (Metamorphoses, Arabian Nights) returns to Lookingglass to helm this glorious adaptation. This swashbuckling adventure is recommended for pirates and seafarers age 10 and up.

Photo Credit: Liz Lauren

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