Anne Gottlieb (Catherine Givings) is delighted to return to Speakeasy, having played, Etty Hillesum in The Wrestling Patient and Mary Haines in The Women. Anne recently appeared in Blithe Spirit for Lyric Stage and as Sophie Treadwell in Nora Theatre Company’s production of Not Enough Air. Other favorite credits include, Emma in Betrayal, “C” in Crave, (Nora Theatre Company), Stevie in The Goat, (Gloucester Stage Co.) Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra (Boston Theatre Work), Celia in As you Like it (Shakespeare & Company) She formed FortyMagnolias Productions five years ago and co-produced the world Premiere of The Wrestling Patient with Speakeasy Stage Company and Boston Playwrights’ Theater in 2009. Her original adaptation of the myth of Gilgamesh toured to the Roy Hart International Centre in Southern France. Anne teaches with the Michael Chekhov Association. She is a Resident Scholar in collaborative theatre at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University.