Hear what Talia Langman has to say about her character, Dr. Smith

Talia Langman will be playing Dr. Smith, the medical professional who finds herself dealing with a unique new patient, in Moving Boxes, which the 2nd Act Players will premiere Nov. 4-19. A newly minted doctor, Dr. Smith may not be ready for a patient like Faye Casafranc. Watch the video here to see what else […]

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Hannah Goodman talks about being Julia in “Moving Boxes”

Hannah Goodman will portray Julia, a quiet teen who begins Moving Boxes not quite sure how she fits into her fractured family. How does Julia relate to the grandmother she barely knows? What about to her dad’s business-focused girlfriend Sarah? Come see Hannah in Moving Boxes Nov. 4-19, click here for tickets. And watch below […]

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Emily Eaton talks about her character in “Moving Boxes”

Emly Eaton will portray Sarah in the 2nd Act Players’ world premiere of the new play Moving Boxes Nov. 4-19. As the play begins, Sarah is perhaps the most enigmatic of all the play’s characters. What is she thinking behind her detached Midwest veneer? Does she love Frankie? How does she really feel about his […]

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Meet Hannah Goodman, then come see her in “Moving Boxes”

Hannah Goodman will portray Julia in the 2nd Act Players premiere of Moving Boxes Nov. 4-19. Julia is a high school student, as is Hannah at Evanston Township High School. While the youngest member of the cast, Hannah has been acting for years, having studied at the Piven Theatre Workshop and acted with the Mudlark […]

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Meet Emily Eaton, then come see her in “Moving Boxes”

Emily Eaton will portray Sarah in the 2nd Act Players production of Moving Boxes Nov. 4-19. Sarah is perhaps the most enigmatic character in the world premiere drama, presenting a solid acting challenge for Emily but she is more than up to the task. To see Emily and the rest of the cast, simply click […]

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Talia Langman talks about her acting career, come see her on stage

Talia Langman plays Dr. Smith in the 2nd Act Players’ world premiere of Moving Boxes Nov. 4-19. Talia’s energy and enthusiasm for acting were so evident during her audition that the director and playwrights were able to see Talia making the doctor role, which had originally been conceived as an older, male character, into her […]

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Julie Mitre returns to the 2nd Act stage in Moving Boxes

Julie Mitre will be making her third appearance on the 2nd Act Players stage in the past two years when she portrays Faye in Moving Boxes this Nov. 4-19. She debuted with us last November as Mrs. O’Malley in The Institute, coming of age during the Vietnam War and then followed that up with her […]

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Come see Manny Schenk in “Moving Boxes”

Manny Schenk portrays Jim in Moving Boxes, the world premiere play that 2nd Act Players’ will be producing Nov. 4-19. Manny has been acting since 1979 and currently is the treasurer of the James Downing Theater in Chicago’s Edison Park neighbor where he has acted extensively as well. His Moving Boxes’ character Jim is a […]

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Come to the 2017 Girl on Fire Women’s Expo, stop by our table

An exciting event is only a week away here in our home town of Evanston and the 2nd Act Players is thrilled to be a part of it. It’s the 2017 Girl on Fire Women’s Expo. The theme of this year’s event is Living an Impactful Life. Given recent headlines, what better time for women […]

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