Lookingglass Theatre Company is renowned for their super-creative, whimsical take on theater, so it was only fitting that the troupe’s unGala was anything but traditional.
Kareem Bandealy as Red Queen
The Tony award-winning outfit’s “A Very Foolish Dinner Party” was a promenade-style fete with about 250 guests benefitting the company’s work, including the new play development process, gglassworks.
Josh Essex, Kareem Bandealy, John Harden, Jazmin Jones-Oliver, Maggie McNamara, Adoeye and Rachel Fink
From ensemble members like Kevin Douglas and Raymond Fox to artistic associates, board members and friends of Lookingglass, the gathering drew a passionate crowd from the world of Chicago theater.
Wendy Mateo, Ericka Ratcliff, Thom Cox, J. Nicole Brooks and Lawrence DiStasi
Guests strolled through rooms of the iconic Palmer House hotel, each featuring themed performances, live music, magic and sneak-peeks of upcoming shows. It was a whimsical night no one will soon forget.