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Film News: Gillian Jacobs at Chicago’s Music Box Theatre on Aug. 9, 2016 for ‘Don’t Think Twice’

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CHICAGO – The Most Valuable Player, in a film that is brimming with great performances, is Gillian Jacobs (“Community”) of “Don’t Think Twice.” The Mike Birblglia-directed film is in the midst of a run at Chicago’s historic Music Box Theatre, and Jacobs will make an appearance on behalf of the film starting at 7:30pm on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016. For more information, click here.

Part backstage show business story, part understanding of creative (and other types of) partnering, “Don’t Think Twice” blends the elements through the centerpiece of the improvisation stage – a particular kind of comedy presentation that relies on those stage partners and an individual’s ability to make a quick decision. Sometimes – like in life – those partners have your back, or can just as quickly and suddenly leave you behind. This is Mike Birbiglia’s second film, and it shows a progress and maturity as a director that is reaching true heights of comedy and the challenges of being human.

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Gillian Jacobs and Keegan-Michael Key in ‘Don’t Think Twice’
Photo credit: The Film Arcade

Gillian Jacobs is most known for portraying Britta Perry during the network and online run of the sitcom “Community.” She has appeared in films such as “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” and “Hot Tub Time Machine 2,’ and currently can be seen as Mickey in the Netflix series “Love.” In an interview with HollywoodChicago.com, writer/director Mike Birbiglia of “Don’t Think Twice” expressed that “Gillian is brilliant…with this film, I believe we’re going to witness the beginnings of movie stardom for her.”

CLICK HERE for the 4.5/5 star review for “Don’t Think Twice.”

CLICK HERE for the HollywoodChicago.com interview with Mike Birbiglia of “Don’t Think Twice.”

“Don’t Think Twice” continues its run at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 North Southport, Chicago. Featuring Mike Birbiglia, Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Tami Sagner, Chris Gethard and Kate Miccuci Written and directed by Mike Birbiglia. Rated “R”

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Writer, Editorial Coordinator
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2016 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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