Palliza blurs reality, fiction on stage in her latest role

Emma Palizza, left, rehearses for a scene in Six Characters in Search of an Author, which opens later this month.

Emma Palizza, left, rehearses for a scene in Six Characters in Search of an Author, which opens later this month.

Actress Emma Palizza drew from her lengthy theatrical resume to create the character she plays in her latest production, Ghostlight Ensemble's Six Characters in Search of an Author.

"Emily is insane. She is a combination of every annoying actor-y actor I've come in contact with and it's a fun way to parody that sense of entitlement and ridiculousness," Palizza said.

Read more about Emma and her work on Six Characters in Search of an Author in the Chicago Tribune and the Lakeview Patch.