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Chrisler is a Chicago based actor and writer. She is an Artistic Associate at First Folio Theatre and has also been seen at Goodman Theatre, Writers Theatre, Victory Gardens Theatre, Remy Bumppo Theatre, and Greenhouse Theater Center, among others. Regionally Chrisler has appeared at Door ... (read complete bio)

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Heather Chrisler Biography

Chrisler is a Chicago based actor and writer. She is an Artistic Associate at First Folio Theatre and has also been seen at Goodman Theatre, Writers Theatre, Victory Gardens Theatre, Remy Bumppo Theatre, and Greenhouse Theater Center, among others. Regionally Chrisler has appeared at Door Shakespeare, Riverside Theatre, The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and the Monomoy Theatre.





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Photo: Meet the Company of First Folio Theatre's LITTLE WOMEN Photo Photo: Meet the Company of First Folio Theatre's LITTLE WOMEN
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2022

Meet the Marches in first look photos! First Folio Theatre continues its final season with Louisa May Alcott's LITTLE WOMEN, a World Premiere adaptation by Artistic Associate Heather Chrisler.

Review: LITTLE WOMEN at First Folio Theatre, Oak Brook IL Photo Review: LITTLE WOMEN at First Folio Theatre, Oak Brook IL
by Tina St. Angelo Wetzel - Dec 19, 2022

What did our critic think of LITTLE WOMEN at First Folio Theatre, Oak Brook IL? The current production at First Folio Theatre in Oak Brook is an adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic coming of age story during the Civil War of the four March sisters - Little Women. Most of us of a certain age read this book more than once. There are at least 4 film versions including the original (and in my opinion - the best) from 1933 starring Katharine Hepburn as Jo.

First Folio Presents World Premiere Adaption Of LITTLE WOMEN Photo First Folio Presents World Premiere Adaption Of LITTLE WOMEN
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 18, 2022

First Folio Theatre continues its final season with Louisa May Alcott's LITTLE WOMEN, a World Premiere adaptation by Artistic Associate Heather Chrisler.

LITTLE WOMEN, TWELFTH NIGHT & More Announced for First Folio Theatre 2022-2023 Season Photo LITTLE WOMEN, TWELFTH NIGHT & More Announced for First Folio Theatre 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

As theater continues to recover from the pandemic interruption, First Folio Theatre has announced its 2022-2023 season. The final season begins with a classic farce: JEEVES INTERVENES by Margaret Raether based on the works of P.G. Wodehouse, which runs November 5 through December 4, 2022.

Writers Theatre to Present the World Premiere of WIFE OF A SALESMAN Photo Writers Theatre to Present the World Premiere of WIFE OF A SALESMAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2022

Writers Theatre will continue¬†its 2021/22 Season with the world premiere of Eleanor Burgess‚Äôs¬†Wife of a Saleman,¬†directed by Jo Bonney, and in association with Milwaukee Repertory Theater.¬†Wife of a Salesman¬†runs¬†March 3, 2022 ‚Äď April 3, 2022¬†in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.¬†

Photos: THE JIGSAW BRIDE Opens at First Folio Theatre Photo Photos: THE JIGSAW BRIDE Opens at First Folio Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2021

First Folio Theatre presents the World Premiere of Joseph Zettelmaier’s THE JIGSAW BRIDE, previewing October 13th-15th, opening October 16th and running through November 14th, 2021. 

THE JIGSAW BRIDE World Premiere Opens Tonight at the First Folio Theatre Photo THE JIGSAW BRIDE World Premiere Opens Tonight at the First Folio Theatre
by Gigi Gervais - Oct 16, 2021

A mesmerizing tale of gothic horror and suspense, The Jigsaw Bride transports the audience to the world of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, where 100 years have passed and something or someone lies in the ruins of the infamous Castle of Dr. Frankenstein.

First Folio Theatre Presents THE JIGSAW BRIDE Next Month Photo First Folio Theatre Presents THE JIGSAW BRIDE Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2021

A mesmerizing tale of gothic horror and suspense, THE JIGSAW BRIDE transports the audience to the world of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, where 100 years have passed and something or someone lies in the ruins of the infamous Castle of Dr. Frankenstein. A perfect production for crisp fall nights that invites us to question what makes us (in)human and to explore the depths we will go to in the name of scientific discovery.  

First Folio Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of THE JIGSAW PRIDE Photo First Folio Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of THE JIGSAW PRIDE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2021

First Folio Theatre presents the World Premiere of Joseph Zettelmaier's THE JIGSAW BRIDE, previewing October 13th-15th, opening October 16th and running through November 14th, 2021.

BWW Review: THE LAST MATCH at Writers Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE LAST MATCH at Writers Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - May 10, 2021

THE LAST MATCH derives its greatest level of poignancy from the fact that it lays bare Tim and Sergei’s interior lives for the audiences.