CHICAGO – The issue of gender identity, especially for those who are born with a vagueness as to what to call themselves between/beyond boy and girl, has come front and center in the U.S., both with the legalization of gay marriage and the callous repudiation of identity by trying to pass laws dismissing it (the North Carolina “bathroom” laws). The performance companies of The Living Canvas and Nothing Without a Company is currently staging “[Trans]formation,” which presents gender identity art by six performers, who perform most of the play in the nude.
Exclusive Set Slideshow: NBC’s ‘ER’ Filming in Chicago With Noah Wyle on Jan. 30, 2009
Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley declared the day “ER Day”. The day saw filming of the very last episode of “ER” ever since its beginning in 1994. These shots were obtained in Chicago at Broadway Avenue and Lawrence Avenue under the CTA red line.
“ER” in 2009 features Noah Wyle, William H. Macy, Angela Bassett, John Stamos, Shiri Appleby, Laura Cerón, Deezer D, Alex Kingston, Lynn A. Henderson, Abraham Benrubi, Parminder Nagra, Troy Evans, Linda Cardellini, Scott Grimes, Brian Lester, Dinah Lenney and Leland Orser.
“ER” in 2009 also features Louie Liberti, Angel Laketa Moore, Amy Aquino, Perry Anzilotti, David Lyons, Gil McKinney, Michael B. Silver, Christopher Amitrano, Brendan Patrick Connor, Emily Rose, Nasim Pedrad, Courtney B. Vance, Imani Hakim, Justina Machado, Monique Daniels, Angel Parker, Keiko Agena, Elliot Durant III, Joey Marino, Tim Corley and Shannon Marie Woodward.
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