Unveiled, a Solo Performance Looking at the Lives of Muslim Women
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The last date listed for Unveiled was Sunday April 4, 2010 / 7:00pm.
Currently at Victory Gardens Zacek McVay Theater:
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A nursing home in northern Idaho is shutting down, making the futures of the longtime employees and three remaining patients uncertain. Even worse, Gerald, a 91-year-old patient suffering from Alzheimer's, has wandered off. The search for Gerald takes place in the midst of a record-breaking blizzard, but that's not the only crisis the staff is dealing with. This Midwest premiere by award-winning playwright Samuel D. Hunter and director Joanie Schultz -- the same team behind last season's The Whale -- is an emotional and funny look at life with plenty of unexpected twists. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from FM
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Excellent, moving show. Wonderful insights into the lives of five fictional (but so real) American Muslim women. The complimentary tea before the performance really set the mood for all the tea-related plotlines in the show. Appreciated the post-show Q&A and discussion; it was a nice opportunity to talk to the playwright, respond to the stories, listen to others' responses, and extend what was, as I said, an excellent theater-going experience. I highly recommend it.
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The message of tolerance and respect for Islam is certainly not treading on any new ground, but the method through which this message is delivered is interesting and refreshing. Told through the eyes of several female characters with various...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“terrific show…intellectually engrossing work of theater” —Chicago Tribune
“Unveiled offers a provocative, insightful and uplifting theater experience.” —Pioneer Press
“Powerful solo show…five riveting tales of Muslim women” —Chicago Reader
“A compelling 70-minute piece rich with illuminating surprises, drawing the audience into worlds that are both unique and truly universal. It is terrifically entertaining.” —Chicago Examiner
“A marvelous premiere production!” —__Spreadstyle Chicago __* *
Rohina Malik is a writer and actress who specializes in solo performance. She was born and raised in London, England, and draws upon her Indo-Pakistani heritage for inspiration for her art. She performed at Live Bait Theater’s Fillet of Solo, and workshopped __Unveiled __with Rivendell Theatre Ensemble.