Circle Theatre
Circle Theatre's mission is the advocacy of contemporary plays rarely seen in our community. We are committed to presenting professional, innovative theatre in an intimate setting.

Rebecca Gilman

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Rebecca Gilman's (Playwright) plays include Luna GaleSpinning Into ButterBoy Gets GirlThe Crowd You're in WithDollhouseA True History of the Johnstown FloodThe Heart Is a Lonely HunterBlue SurgeSoups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976 andThe Glory of Living. Her plays have been produced by (among others) the Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, the Royal Court Theatre, Lincoln Center Theater, the Public Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York Theatre Workshop and Manhattan Class Company. Gilman is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Roger L. Stevens Award from the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays, the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright, the George Devine Award and the Harper Lee Award. She was named a finalist for the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for her play The Glory of Living. Gilman is an artistic associate at the Goodman Theatre. She is an associate professor of dramatic writing at Northwestern University.