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EPIC Tales from the Land of Melanin
Free Street Theater at Pulaski Park
Chicago, IL
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EPIC Tales from the Land of Melanin
Based on histories of real-life women of color (both famous and family) and non-Eurocentric fairytales, EPIC TALES invites young people to help envision the world they want to see. The play, which premiered in Chicago in 2016, follows the adventures of young girls of color who are warriors, explorers, and friends. Broaching topics of gentrification, colonialism, and the power of one's ancestry, our fierce young heroes are challenged to reclaim power that was stolen from them and their people. Through authentic audience participation, audiences are invited to assist the heroes in reaching their goals, activating the forces of community support and action, while understanding themselves as part of the journey. EPIC TALES takes audiences through a narrative in which young people of color can identify themselves and where all of us can envision women of color as tenacious leaders.

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Fridays at 6pm and Saturdays @1:30pm and 3:30pm
May 11th-26th
Free Street Theater at Pulaski Park

ABOUT FREE STREET THEATER
Founded in 1969 by Patrick Henry, Free Street Theater is dedicated to creating performance by, for, and with a wide-range of participants. As one of the the first racially-integrated theater companies in Chicago, Free Street has a long history of creating work that addresses pressing social issues from diverse points of view.

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Free Street Theater at Pulaski Park (View)
1419 W. Blackhawk St.
Chicago, IL 60642
United States


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Owner: Free Street Theater
On BPT Since: Jan 23, 2014
 
Free Street Theater
7737727248
freestreettheatre@gmail.com


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