• Elgin History Museum (map)
  • 360 Park St
  • Elgin, IL, 60120
  • United States

Betsey Means is a professional actress who has performed with Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Shakespeare on the Green, Blue Rider Theatre, and Chicago Children’s Theatre, among other groups.She represents the group “WomanLore” who offers one-woman performances adapted directly from journals, autobiographies, and personal writings. Audiences enjoy a complete theatrical experience, authentically costumed and accurately evoking a bygone era.
Betsey will portray Jane Addams (1860-1935) who was a crusader for social justice, a dedicated American who devoted her life to caring for the underprivileged and oppressed and to fighting for the rights of workers, women and children.