[Appearing in "The Firestorm" are Melanie Loren and Steve O’Connell.]
"Our unspoken biases – that is something that as a country we are really dealing with right now," she said. "And also issues of women in the workplace – and not in a Me Too way, but simply in the idea that there's a different set of standards for women than men in certain professional settings. All of that we've been wrestling here."
Starring in "The Firestorm" are Melanie Loren as Gaby, and Steve O’Connell as Patrick, with Samuel Campbell III as Jamal, and Kayla Kennedy as Leslie.
If you go
WHAT: "The Firestorm" by First Folio Theatre
WHERE: Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., just west of Route 83, Oak Brook
WHEN: Various evening and matinee performances Wednesday through Sunday until April 28
COST: $34 to $44 for adults, $5 less for seniors and students
INFO: 630-986-8067, www.firstfolio.org