Meet the team of WOMEN - Melissa Golden (Director)

Melissa Golden is an actor, stage manager and director from Chicago. Her most recent credits include ALL MIXED UP (Beth) (Barely Concealed Productions), THE HEIDI CHRONICLES (Stage Manager) (The Cuckoo's Theater Project) and ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE(ASM) (Quest Theatre Ensemble). She is very much looking forward to working on Cuckoo's STOP KISS this spring and performing in their production of THE WATER CHILDREN this summer. She wants to thank her cast and production team for making this show a joy to work on day in and day out.

Get to know Melissa! :

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

MG: I have 1 older brother.

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

MG: Éponine Thénardier

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?

MG: "slay"

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?

MG: Fave memory is my mother surprising me with the fifth Harry Potter book hidden in a bag of groceries she asked me to help her put away.

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

MG: Favorite book (until I read my next favorite) The Night Watch by Sarah Waters.

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

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