Becoming Ingrid Theatre Review: A Charming Tale of Transformation

Rubicon Theatre Project presents

Becoming Ingrid

At Stage Left Theatre

3408 N. Sheffield

Written by Liza Lentini

Directed by Jamie Stires

Thru December 5th

Although Rubicon Theatre Project’s production, Becoming Ingrid, has all the makings for a psychotic stage version of “Single White Female,” spoiler alert: no one gets a stiletto in his eye.  Lead character Christine is unhappy and bored with her life. She reads a book and becomes infatuated with Ingrid, the author. Finding out that the real-life Ingrid (April Taylor) is actually teaching a writing course in Scotland, Christine moves to Scotland, determined to become a writer as well. This obsession with Ingrid leads to her renting the adjacent apartment, collecting her discarded paper scraps, cutting off her hair, and enrolling in Ingrid’s class.

Check out the rest of the review at Chicago Theatre Blog

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