Balm in Gilead

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  • March 14 – April 19, 2015


    The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., 2nd Floor, in Chicago

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    Previews – March 14 – March 21, 2015
    Regular Run – March 22 – April 19, 2015
    Performances – Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm. Sunday at 3:00pm

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    By Lanford Wilson
    Directed by Jonathan Berry

    Enter the world of Frank’s café, an all-night coffee shop on Manhattan’s Upper West Side frequented by a makeshift community of dealers, junkies, hustlers, prostitutes, dreamers and runaways. BALM IN GILEAD loosely centers on Joe, a cynical drug dealer, and Darlene, a naive new arrival to the big city as their lives intersect over the course of three days. Having previously produced Wilson’s The Hot L Baltimore (1990) and Fifth of July (2003), Griffin is pleased to present the celebrated playwright’s first full-length work.


    Mieka Van der Ploeg – Costume Designer
    Lee Fiskness – Lighting Designer
    Dan Stratton – Scenic Designer
    Matt Chapman – Sound Designer
    Jon Ravenscroft – Stage Manager
    Majel Cuza – Production Manager
    Joe Schermoly – Technical Director


    Echaka Agba – Bonnie
    Japhet Balaban – Joe
    Cyd Blakewell – Ann
    Chris Chmelik – Rake
    David Cady, Jr. – Stranger
    Diego Colon – Ernesto
    Joanne Dubach – Babe
    Armand Fields – Franny
    Gabe Franken – Tim
    Havalah Grace – Terry
    Alexander Lane – David
    Tyshaun Lang – Lead Singer
    Laura Lapidus – Judy
    Ashleigh LaThrop – Darlene
    Morgan Maher – Dopey
    Jack Miggins – Bob
    Johnny Moran – Frank
    Johnathan Nieves – Carlo
    Ellie Reed – Rust
    Kevin Reyes – Xavier
    Matt Rockwood – Al
    Nate Santana – Tig
    Lynda Shadrake – Kay
    Adam Shalzi – Martin
    Paige Smith – John
    Andrew Swanson – Fick


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