World Premiere Play: The Home Project at Victory Gardens Theater
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The last date listed for The Home Project was Sunday July 30, 2006 / 2:30pm.
“In a perfect society you could fall and there would always be someone there to lift you up and dust you off and not leave you. In perfect society, there would be lots of laughter, lots of joy to
celebrate. And in that perfect society, everyone would join in the celebration." _—The Home Project _
For seven years, About Face has created its most powerful, innovative, and celebrated work in collaboration with Chicago’s extraordinary community of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trangender) young people. The audience jumps to its feet in joyful recognition each season at the curtain call of the Youth Theatre production.
About Face presents the world premiere of their most powerful Youth Theatre production yet: The Home Project. Based on interviews with hundreds of gay youths about their experiences with home and homelessness, The Home Project is filled with astonishing, disturbing and ultimately triumphant stories of young people who struggle to create a perfect society while battling complacency, violence and apathy. It is the most thrilling, exciting, and important new play to emerge from the talented adult artists and young people of the nationally celebrated About Face Youth Theatre.
About the Ticket Supplier: About Face Theatre (VGT)About Face Theatre creates exceptional, innovative, and adventurous plays to advance the national dialogue on gender and sexual identity, and to challenge and entertain audiences in Chicago, across the country, and around the world. Working within and beyond the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities, About Face Theatre is committed to innovation, artistic excellence and community transformation. Through our projects, we strive to challenge our artists' and audience's intellects, imaginations, self-conceptions, moral expectations, and ideas about gender and sexuality in contemporary and historical contexts.
About Face has three programming arms: its award-winning Mainstage Season, its innovative New Works Program, and our nationally recognized Education Programs, including the celebrated About Face Youth Theatre and Educational Outreach tour that collectively reach over 10,000 Illinois students and teachers each year.
About Face has emerged as one of Chicago's most respected theatres, and is quickly emerging as a national center for the development of gay and lesbian theatre.