a Shaman, a Sheriff, and a Doctor. But the town was missing something-someone to lead the youth, someone to teach. And then God gave them the incomparable Brooke Allen, who’s writing is feature in Episode 7: Flashes of Fire. Brooke Allen brings us PleasureTown’s newest resident: Angie the schoolteacher. Brooke is a graduate of Webster University. If you’re a Chicagoan, you may have seen her work in Sketchbook 2049 (Collaboraction 2014), “The Deer” (Making Productions, London (2014) / The Ruckus, 2014), “The Life and Death of Madam Barker” (Red Tape Theatre), or “Coyote” (The Side Project, 2013).
Brooke has been an Artist In Residence with The Ruckus since 2012, was the 2013 Playwright in Residence at Red Tape Theatre and is the current Resident Playwright with Bailiwick Chicago. She is also an experienced storyteller and has performed with Mortified, Guts and Glory, Solo in the Second City, The Paper Machete and You’re Being Ridiculous.