This performance was made possible with the support of TheaterLab.
Cora Fry’s Pillow Book
By Rosellen Brown
Adapted for the Stage and performed by Paula Ewin*
Directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser
July 23rd - July 24th, 2016
Set Design: Meganne George
Costume Design: Meganne George
Sound Design: Teresa Lotz
Production Stage Manager: Allyson Namishia*
Based on the iconic Cora Fry's Pillow Book by Rosellen Brown,
this is the hauntingly moving story of life and marriage in
a small rural town, told through the eyes of its narrator.
50% of the proceeds from the performances went to support the League of Professional Theatre Women
ABOUT ROSELLEN BROWN
Photo by sigrid estrada
Rosellen Brown has published ten books – novels (including the NY Times best-seller Before and After), short stories, poetry, essays – and has lived in almost as many places – New York, Boston, San Francisco, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Texas and, currently, Chicago. After many years on the faculty of the University of Houston and more than a dozen summers leading the Spoleto (Italy) Writers’ Workshop, she now teaches in the MFA in Writing Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has one husband, two daughters, one grand-daughter, one cat, too many books (read and unread) on her sagging shelves, and lives in Mr. Obama’s Neighborhood, overlooking Lake Michigan.
Photography by Trevor Rickner
*Appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association (AEA)