Where We're Born, a New Play Showcasing Chicago's Next Generation of Artists
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The last date listed for Where We're Born was Saturday June 18, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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As the world wages war in 1945, Miss Mary's beauty parlor and boarding house in Memphis, Tenn., is a popular gathering place for local African-American women. Amidst the hustle and bustle of primping and preening, Miss Mary's provides these ladies with the perfect social setting in which to exchange tales of their soldiers overseas. As the war's end looms somewhere on the horizon, these women wrestle with an uncertain future, finding love and friendship in the most unexpected of places. This Chicago premiere of Saturday Night/Sunday Morning continues Prologue Theatre Company's mission to produce untold historical stories from underrepresented voices, expanding understanding in Chicago's theatre community. Learn More
Written by Lucy Thurber
Directed by Brad Akin
Scene Design by Scott Davis
Featuring Audrey Francis, Shane Kenyon, Max Lesser, Tim Musachio and Caroline Neff
Where We're Born is one of three productions from Chicago's next generation of artists presented in repertory at The Garage. NEXT UP is presented in collaboration with Northwestern University's MFA programs in Direction and Design, and will feature the work of graduates of those programs with casts of professional Chicago actors.