Friday June 22 5:15 pm

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Theater

CAST AND CREATIVE TEAM SET FOR FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3),

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Goodman Theatre announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Niegel Smith. Parks, in her “finest work yet” (New York Times), serves up “an American story as much about our present as it is about our past” (Los Angeles Times).

City Lit’s 2018-19 season to span four centuries with comedies and dramas considering timeless themes

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For its 2018-19 season, City Lit Theater will reach across four centuries to examine ideas that continue to challenge us today. Artistic Director and Producer Terry McCabe announced the season, which will open in September and include three full-length plays and a double-bill of one-acts.

Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists Presents Pillowtalk at ConFest 2018: Revolutionary Acts

Set in Brooklyn 2017, Pillowtalk brings to life one night in the lives of Sam and Buck, a recently married interracial couple

Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists Presents “893 / Ya-Ku-Za” at ConFest 2018: Revolutionary Acts

Over a meal of sushi, witty banter and quiet threats, 893 | Ya-ku-za explores the cost of ambition and change – questioning what it means to be first and what we’re willing to do to get there.

Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists Presents Pōhaku at ConFest 2018: Revolutionary Acts

Pōhaku incorporates traditional Hawaiian chant, hula, contemporary dance, theater and
storytelling to explore compelling universal themes in the story of Hawaii’s native people, including land loss and fractured identity.

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A multimedia experience combining film, Prezi presentation, and physical theatre, EMBEDDED is a revolt against all identities that trap us.

Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists Presents Acquittal at ConFest 2018: Revolutionary Acts

Acquittal weaves together the story of four women unjustly imprisoned in Pakistan during General Zia-ul-Haq’s discriminatory Hudood Ordinances:

Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists Presents Hot Asian Everything: Revolt at ConFest 2018: Revolutionary Acts

An evening of revolutionary proportions featuring a powerhouse mix of Chicago and national talent