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In 'The Great Fire' at Lookingglass, she'll be a great Fire
The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 is female. She has a mean smirk and pigtails. She weighs 100 pounds and stands roughly 5 feet tall. The Great Fire doesyoga and enjoys walks on the beach and lives in Ravenswood; when she's not training at the Actors Gymnasium in Evanston or taking dance classes or circus classes, she has an office management job at a physical therapy provider. The Great Fire is 30 years old and (here's some irony for you) when she was eight, growing up in South Elgin, there was a fire in the kitchen of the Great Fire's home and her family had to live in a trailer in the backyard for several months.
By Christopher Borrelli, Tribune reporter
September 28, 2011