Meet the team of WOMEN - Angela Forshee (Assistant Director)

Angela Forshee is a freelance director in Chicago. Recent credits include BECHDELFEST (Broken Nose Theatre), SICK by Spenser Davis (Spartan Theatre Company), and THE OLD FRIENDS by Horton Foote (Raven). She will be directing STOP KISS by Diana Son with Cuckoo's. Angela has a degree in Directing from Ball State University. A huge thanks to Melissa and Marc, the cast, Jackie, and House Fargo.

Get to know Angela! :

TCTP: Sisterhood is one of the main themes of our show. Do you have any siblings?

AF: Yes, one brother. No sisters. Trust me, I've been sad over this my whole life.

TCTP: Jo from Little Women is considered to be a classic literary character, who is your favorite?

AF: It has to be Jo March, because she was me and I was she. I remember once sitting in my window eating an apple barefoot because I thought it was something Jo March might do.

TCTP: Our show combines the classic plot of Little Women with the characters and language of the HBO show Girls. What is your favorite millennial phrase or slang?

AF: I bring the # (Hashtag) into a lot of things. #nmf #nmp (not my fault, not my problem) #yasss #anythingreally

TCTP: We get to see years of the March sisters childhood's crammed into a little over an hour. What is one of your favorite childhood memories?

AF: I have a really vivid memory of driving home from my grandma's house on Christmas. I loved going to her house, but for some reason I distinctly remember driving home after having a beautiful meal and fun and gifts and just feeling really at peace.

TCTP: This is an easy one. Favorite book? Can be classic or contemporary. (Just like our show!)

AF: Besides Harry Potter, besides Little Women, I really liked this book called The Ghost of Fossil Glen.

Women, runs January 6th - February 4th at The Pentagon Theater at Collaboraction Studios in The Flat Iron Arts Building

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