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||THEATER The Gift running thriller 'The Locusts' Oct. 20-Nov. 19
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The Gift Theatre will conclude its 2022 season with the world premiere of Jennifer Rumberger's thriller The Locusts, commissioned and developed by The Gift and directed by ensemble member John Gawlik.
The Locusts will run Oct. 20-Nov. 19 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave.
The production features ensemble members Cyd Blakewell, Brittany Burch and Jennifer Glasse with guest artists Mariah Sydnei Gordon, Renee Lockett and Patrick Weber.
With a serial killer on the loose in Ella's small hometown of Vero Beach, Florida, she's called up from her busy career in the Miami police force to help apprehend him. At home, she's confronted with the life she left behind: her pregnant and struggling sister, her scared young niece, who like Ella, is desperate to find a life somewhere else, and the dark events of her childhood that she's tried to forget. As the murders grow more horrific and the small community is frozen by fear, Ella realizes she has to confront the events of her dark past in order to stop him."
Tickets are $25-$45 each; visit www.thegifttheatre.org, call 773-975-8150 or stop by the box office.
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