We at ShawChicago are SUPER PUMPED to bring you an all star cast for Bernard Shaw’s fine feminist farce, Misalliance! Directed by Barbara Zahora, travel with us and this Chicago all-star cast to 1909 when a woman broke through the glass ceiling! Please welcome back Allison Cook!

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Allison Cook (Hypatia Tarleton) is a Chicago-based actor, singer, and multi-instrumentalist.  Last season at ShawChicago, she loved playing Dolly Clandon in G.B. Shaw’s You Never Can Tell.  Later this fall, Allison will join the company of Remy Bumppo Theatre for another Shaw play, Pygmalion.  She has performed with Court Theatre, Shakespeare Project of Chicago, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Rude Mechanicals, Signal Ensemble Theatre, and CUBE Ensemble.  As a mezzo-soprano, Allison has been heard with the CSO at the Ravinia Festival, Manhattan School of Music, Siena Music Festival in Italy, Newberry Consort, Marion Consort, American Chamber Opera, and on the Big Ten television network.  As an actor, she has performed in three languages (French, English, and Mandarin Chinese), and her credits extend into film, dance, and recording.  Graduate of Northwestern University.  www.AllisonSelbyCook.com