Celebrate Chicago's rich literary history with a special event at the American Writers Museum, featuring selected readings from works by Chicago writers Gwendolyn Brooks, Lorraine Hansberry, Richard Wright and Sandra Cisneros.
Suzan-Lori Parks is widely considered to be one of the most prolific writers of our time, yet her status as produced playwright in the city of Chicago is still rather unknown. The Goodman invites you to a discussion featuring Artistic Director of the Flea Theater and Father Comes Home From the Wars director Niegel Smith expounding on themes found in Parks’ works relating to the Black experience.
Join Goodman Theatre for a special staged reading of The America Play by Suzan Lori-Parks, directed by Ian Martin. The America Play is a daunting, intellectual, and provocative theater piece that ruminates on black identity, theater, and American history.
Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks’ “blazingly original” (The Washington Post) Civil War epic serves up “an American story as much about our present as it is about our past” (The Los Angeles Times).
Every Thursday in Wrigleyville is “Guys’ Night” for longtime pals who gather to vent about middle-aged maladies—with a “No Ladies” policy strictly enforced. Don’t miss this of-the-moment comedy by Ellen Fairey.
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