Dana – Jolene Frankey
Roy/Gary – Calin Skidmore
Rhonda/Dr. Gilbert – Ellie Gramer
Brian/Michael – Kyle Los
Erica/Dr. Stanton – Lorna Torres
Congratulations to all! The Sweetest Swing in Baseball opens March 24th at Actors’ Theatre.
Rebecca Gilman, Playwright
Rebecca Gilman native of Alabama, Rebecca Gilman’s plays include The Sweetest Swing in Baseball, The Glory of Living, as well as world premieres at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre of Spinning Into Butter, Boy Gets Girl, and Blue Surge. Ms. Gilman’s plays have been produced at the Lincoln Center, Royal Court Theatre in London, the Public Theater and Manhattan Theatre Club among many others. She serves on the advisory board for Chicago Dramatists and was awarded the 2008 Harper Lee Award.
Michelle Urbane, Director
The Sweetest Swing in Baseball marks Michelle’s second mainstage directing project for Actors’ Theatre, though her history with the theater includes many acting and directing accomplishments. “Shelly”, as her friends know her, has also directed for GRCC Players and Circle Theatre as well as for the Actors’ Living on the Edge series.
Michelle’s acting credits for Actors’ include the 2007 production of Neil Labute’s Fat Pig and 2004’s The Rocky Horror Show, among many others. She is also the Manager of Spectrum Theater.