2016 Season

Written By: Melissa Ross
Directed By: Ensemble member John Gawlik

Performed October 3, 2016 – November 20, 2016

Thursday - Saturday 7:30pm
Sunday 2:30pm

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*There is no performance on November 10.


Annabel Anderson McCafferty is an expectant mother who vanishes from her small Ohio town on Christmas Eve. Both mystery and memory play, “A Life Extra Ordinary’ untangles and re-assembles the moments that make a life.

Come Closer on Sunday, November 13 for a talkback with the cast, drinks, and a couple of themed appetizers! Tickets to this special event are $55 and sell out quickly. Reserve your spot today!

giftLit 8 pm, Tuesday, November 15 at Community Tavern
Curated by ensemble member Maggie Andersen, giftLIT is the literary extension and iteration of The Gift Theatre. The salon will feature celebrated writers from Chicago reading original work based on the themes in “A Life Extra Ordinary.” $10 for entrance to this rustic-chic room, exquisite storytelling, $5 glasses of Rose and specialty appetizers.

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get gift. get literature. get lit.

Event Sponsors

  • Greg and Anne Taubeneck