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The Book of Joseph

Production Image 01

Production Image 01

Richard Hollander (Francis Guinan) glimpses into the past while reading a letter written by his father Joseph (Sean Fortunato) in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's world premiere production of The Book of Joseph, a new play written by Karen Hartman and directed by Barbara Gaines, in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, January 29–March 5, 2017. Photo by Liz Lauren.

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Production Image 02

Production Image 02

Joseph Hollander (Sean Fortunato, standing at center) feels worlds apart from his family trapped in occupied Poland during WWII. From far left to right: Dola (Patricia Lavery), Lusia (Mikey Gray), Genka (Brenann Stacker), Berta (Glynis Bell), Salo (Ron E. Rains) and Mania (Amy J. Carle) in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's world premiere production of The Book of Joseph, a new play written by Karen Hartman and directed by Barbara Gaines, in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, January 29–March 5, 2017. Photo by Liz Lauren.

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Production Image 03

Production Image 03

Craig Hollander (Adam Wesley Brown, at right) urges his father Richard (Francis Guinan) to reexamine the letters from his father’s family in Poland in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's world premiere production of The Book of Joseph, a new play written by Karen Hartman and directed by Barbara Gaines, in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, January 29–March 5, 2017. Photo by Liz Lauren.

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Production Image 04

Production Image 04

After enlisting in the U.S. Army, Joseph Hollander (Sean Fortunato) falls in love with Vita Fischman (Patricia Lavery) in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's world premiere production of The Book of Joseph, a new play written by Karen Hartman and directed by Barbara Gaines, in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, January 29–March 5, 2017. Photo by Liz Lauren.

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Production Image 5

Production Image 5

The Hollander family faces inconceivable hardship in occupied Poland in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's world premiere production of The Book of Joseph, a new play written by Karen Hartman and directed by Barbara Gaines, in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, January 29–March 5, 2017. Photo by Liz Lauren.

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Pre-production Image 01

Pre-production Image 01

Francis Guinan as Richard Hollander (at right) and Adam Wesley Brown as his son Craig in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's world premiere production of The Book of Joseph, a new play written by Karen Hartman and directed by Barbara Gaines, in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, January 29–March 5, 2017. Photo by Bill Burlingham.

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Pre-production Image 02

Pre-production Image 02

Sean Fortunato as Joseph in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's world premiere production of The Book of Joseph, a new play written by Karen Hartman and directed by Barbara Gaines, in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, January 29–March 5, 2017. Photo by Bill Burlingham.

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Rehearsal Image 01

Rehearsal Image 01

Francis Guinan (right) as Richard Hollander and Adam Wesley Brown as his son Craig in rehearsal for Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s world premiere production of The Book of Joseph, a new play written by Karen Hartman and directed by Barbara Gaines, in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, January 29–March 5, 2017. Photo by Liz Lauren.

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Rehearsal Image 02

Rehearsal Image 02

Sean Fortunato as Joseph Hollander and Francis Guinan as Richard Hollander in rehearsal for Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s world premiere production of The Book of Joseph, a new play written by Karen Hartman and directed by Barbara Gaines, in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, January 29–March 5, 2017. Photo by Liz Lauren.

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Rehearsal Image 03

Rehearsal Image 03

Director Barbara Gaines (right) and playwright Karen Hartman in rehearsal for Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s world premiere production of The Book of Joseph, a new play written by Karen Hartman and directed by Barbara Gaines, in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, January 29–March 5, 2017. Photo by Liz Lauren.

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