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Free Street Theater

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1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
7737727248 www.freestreet.org

October 2018

Real Life Adventures of Jimmy de las Rosas

October 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 17, 2018

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Mutant Chihuahuas are snatching people off the streets of Chicago! Will Jimmy de las Rosas turn up the heat on his own mutant abilities to fight them? Free Street Theatre, in collaboration with CLATA, presents a new imagining of The Real Life Adventures of Jimmy de las Rosas by Free Street Artist-in-Residence Ricardo Gamboa. Don't miss this story of unlikely superheros, an evil supervillain, and mutant chihuahuas that uses clever special effects, humor, battle scenes and  puppets to create a one…

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May 2019

Parched: Stories of Water, Pollution, and Theft

May 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 24, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 25, 2019

One event on May 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States

The news of Flint's water crisis shocked much of the nation. However, for many, Flint is a chapter in a book about the water injustices that plague us. For centuries water has been stolen from communities; Chicago's water filled with toxins; Chicago waste water is sent down the Mississippi Rive to the Gulf of Mexico; the Lakota people of the Dakota's are still struggling to keep water sacred against DAPL; and places like California face a drought and consequently raging…

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June 2019

50 in 50! A City-wide Celebration

June 23, 2019
Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States

On June 23rd, 2019 Free Street Theater will share their 50th year of radical joy across Chicago with a city-side theatrical pop-up! Wait, WHAT?! YES!!! Free Street will perform 50 plays in all 50 wards in ONE-DAY making it the largest live community engagement we have (or dare we say anyone) ever done. We hired 10 Chicago artists (no really, they FROM Chicago) to build 10-15 minute original pieces with a small ensemble about what it means to survive 50…

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December 2019

Good Grief by Melissa DuPrey, a Performance and Wellness Resource Exchange

December 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on December 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 2:30 am

One event on December 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 2:30 pm

One event on December 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Good Grief is a warm, loving, and unflinching reflection of Melissa Duprey’s life on the road with her single mother, who struggled with bipolar disorder. DuPrey recounts her complicated path towards healing and survival in times where there were little-to-no resources for herself or her mother. Good Grief is a response to the trauma that perpetuates intergenerational violence in communities of color and demands new frameworks for self and community care.                  …

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September 2021

Free Street Theater Youth Ensemble Auditions

September 23, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free Street’s Youth Ensembles are made up of 14-19 year olds looking to create original plays about issues affecting Chicago youth. They come to us with varying levels of theatrical experience, from none, to “I’ve been acting since I was 3.” We meet students where they are at, focusing on their individual strengths, while training our ensemble in performance, writing, critical thinking, and research skills. In the past, we’ve looked at water justice, a history of labor in Back of…

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October 2021

Free Street Theater Youth Ensemble Auditions

October 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free Street’s Youth Ensembles are made up of 14-19 year olds looking to create original plays about issues affecting Chicago youth. They come to us with varying levels of theatrical experience, from none, to “I’ve been acting since I was 3.” We meet students where they are at, focusing on their individual strengths, while training our ensemble in performance, writing, critical thinking, and research skills. In the past, we’ve looked at water justice, a history of labor in Back of…

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May 2022

A hand-drawn poster for the show features an all black starry background in a cityscape. A train zooms from left to right through the poster past the FREE STREET logo and on a track made of the link "FREE-STREET-57-BLOCKS.EVENTBRITE.COM." Hovering above various black and white two story buildings, In giant mustard colored block letters the poster reads 57 BLOCKS. A billboard behind and to the left of the train shows white text on a black background that reads "Directed by Katrina Dion, Marilyn Carteno, and Sebastian Arboleda." On the same billboard in mustard colored text it reads, "Written and Performed by The Free Street Youth Ensemble." The bottom of the poster features a mustard colored bus and a sign on the side that shares the dates of the "Virtual Show June 11, 14, 18, 21 at 7pm CST, PAY WHAT YOU CAN." On the bottom of the poster in white font we expressed gratitude with our donor support statement: "Free Street Theater is a long standing artist-in-residence for the Chicago Park District and receives support from the Arts Work Fund, the Crossroads Fund, The Chicago Community Trust, The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, The Field Foundation, Illinois Arts Council Agency, the Reva and David Logan Foundation, The Joyce Foundation, MAPFund, After School Matters, the Network for Ensemble Theaters, The League of Chicago Theatres, and United Way."

57 Blocks

May 25, 2022 - June 23, 2022
Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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During 57 Blocks, this 2 hour “orientation,” audience members will learn about the history of education in our city, while being invited to listen to the personal stories of the youth leading them. Audience members will take a bus ride between our two locations. This is part of the performance, and the show will continue while inside the bus.

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October 2022

Free Street Youth Ensemble Audition

October 1, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free Street is inviting youth ages 14-19 to join our ensemble! Every year, this ensemble comes together to create an original play about issues affecting Chicago youth. During this process, our ensemble learns performance and writing techniques, while partnering with community organizations, and learning from arts professionals through weekly workshops. We welcome youth with all levels of theatrical training, from all across the city. WHERE: 1419 W Blackhawk St. Floor 3 Chicago, IL 60642 Masks are required Pulaski Park is…

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Free Street Youth Ensemble Audition

October 4, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free Street is inviting youth ages 14-19 to join our ensemble! Every year, this ensemble comes together to create an original play about issues affecting Chicago youth. During this process, our ensemble learns performance and writing techniques, while partnering with community organizations, and learning from arts professionals through weekly workshops. We welcome youth with all levels of theatrical training, from all across the city. WHERE: 1419 W Blackhawk St. Floor 3 Chicago, IL 60642 Masks are required Pulaski Park is…

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Open Workshops for Youth

October 18, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 2, 2022

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free Street Theater is hosting open workshops for youth ages 13-19 looking to start their training in creating theatre. Whether you have been doing theatre since you were 4, or have never stepped foot on stage, Free Street welcomes all youth looking to learn and collaborate with others. Masks required. You are paid $25 for participation, and can receive Ventra reimbursement.

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Open Workshops for Youth

October 25, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 2, 2022

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free Street Theater is hosting open workshops for youth ages 13-19 looking to start their training in creating theatre. Whether you have been doing theatre since you were 4, or have never stepped foot on stage, Free Street welcomes all youth looking to learn and collaborate with others. Masks required. You are paid $25 for participation, and can receive Ventra reimbursement.

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November 2022

Open Workshops for Youth

November 1, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 2, 2022

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free Street Theater is hosting open workshops for youth ages 13-19 looking to start their training in creating theatre. Whether you have been doing theatre since you were 4, or have never stepped foot on stage, Free Street welcomes all youth looking to learn and collaborate with others. Masks required. You are paid $25 for participation, and can receive Ventra reimbursement.

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October 2023

Open Workshop for Youth

October 3, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 5, 2023

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free Street is welcoming new members to our youth ensemble program! In this paid program, participants work with youth from across Chicago to create an original play that investigates environmental justice in our city. Youth will meet weekly Tuesday, and Thursday, from 5-7 through the fall, and then start back up in February to prepare for their show premier in May of 2024. Youth interested in joining should attend at least one open workshop or contact Producing Artistic Director Katrina…

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Open Workshop for Youth

October 5, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 5, 2023

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free Street is welcoming new members to our youth ensemble program! In this paid program, participants work with youth from across Chicago to create an original play that investigates environmental justice in our city. Youth will meet weekly Tuesday, and Thursday, from 5-7 through the fall, and then start back up in February to prepare for their show premier in May of 2024. Youth interested in joining should attend at least one open workshop or contact Producing Artistic Director Katrina…

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AmericanMYTH: Crossroads directed & created by Jerrell L. Henderson

October 20, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 10, 2023

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2023

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Presented through Free Street's In/House Series, and created and directed by Jerrell L. Henderson, AmericanMYTH: Crossroads is a visually stunning take on the mythologies that have shaped North American culture. Using shadow puppets, live music, and highly physical performance, AmericanMYTH asks audiences to consider what stories have shaped our sense of who belongs in America. What’s a myth? What’s a folktale? And where do our histories fall on the spectrum of true, false, or something altogether different? “So much of…

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AmericanMYTH: Crossroads directed & created by Jerrell L. Henderson

October 21, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 10, 2023

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2023

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Presented through Free Street's In/House Series, and created and directed by Jerrell L. Henderson, AmericanMYTH: Crossroads is a visually stunning take on the mythologies that have shaped North American culture. Using shadow puppets, live music, and highly physical performance, AmericanMYTH asks audiences to consider what stories have shaped our sense of who belongs in America. What’s a myth? What’s a folktale? And where do our histories fall on the spectrum of true, false, or something altogether different? “So much of…

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AmericanMYTH: Crossroads directed & created by Jerrell L. Henderson

October 26, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 10, 2023

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2023

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Presented through Free Street's In/House Series, and created and directed by Jerrell L. Henderson, AmericanMYTH: Crossroads is a visually stunning take on the mythologies that have shaped North American culture. Using shadow puppets, live music, and highly physical performance, AmericanMYTH asks audiences to consider what stories have shaped our sense of who belongs in America. What’s a myth? What’s a folktale? And where do our histories fall on the spectrum of true, false, or something altogether different? “So much of…

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AmericanMYTH: Crossroads directed & created by Jerrell L. Henderson

October 27, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 10, 2023

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2023

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Presented through Free Street's In/House Series, and created and directed by Jerrell L. Henderson, AmericanMYTH: Crossroads is a visually stunning take on the mythologies that have shaped North American culture. Using shadow puppets, live music, and highly physical performance, AmericanMYTH asks audiences to consider what stories have shaped our sense of who belongs in America. What’s a myth? What’s a folktale? And where do our histories fall on the spectrum of true, false, or something altogether different? “So much of…

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AmericanMYTH: Crossroads directed & created by Jerrell L. Henderson

October 28, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 10, 2023

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2023

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Presented through Free Street's In/House Series, and created and directed by Jerrell L. Henderson, AmericanMYTH: Crossroads is a visually stunning take on the mythologies that have shaped North American culture. Using shadow puppets, live music, and highly physical performance, AmericanMYTH asks audiences to consider what stories have shaped our sense of who belongs in America. What’s a myth? What’s a folktale? And where do our histories fall on the spectrum of true, false, or something altogether different? “So much of…

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November 2023

AmericanMYTH: Crossroads directed & created by Jerrell L. Henderson

November 2, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 10, 2023

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2023

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Presented through Free Street's In/House Series, and created and directed by Jerrell L. Henderson, AmericanMYTH: Crossroads is a visually stunning take on the mythologies that have shaped North American culture. Using shadow puppets, live music, and highly physical performance, AmericanMYTH asks audiences to consider what stories have shaped our sense of who belongs in America. What’s a myth? What’s a folktale? And where do our histories fall on the spectrum of true, false, or something altogether different? “So much of…

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AmericanMYTH: Crossroads directed & created by Jerrell L. Henderson

November 3, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 10, 2023

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2023

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Presented through Free Street's In/House Series, and created and directed by Jerrell L. Henderson, AmericanMYTH: Crossroads is a visually stunning take on the mythologies that have shaped North American culture. Using shadow puppets, live music, and highly physical performance, AmericanMYTH asks audiences to consider what stories have shaped our sense of who belongs in America. What’s a myth? What’s a folktale? And where do our histories fall on the spectrum of true, false, or something altogether different? “So much of…

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AmericanMYTH: Crossroads directed & created by Jerrell L. Henderson

November 4, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 10, 2023

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2023

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Presented through Free Street's In/House Series, and created and directed by Jerrell L. Henderson, AmericanMYTH: Crossroads is a visually stunning take on the mythologies that have shaped North American culture. Using shadow puppets, live music, and highly physical performance, AmericanMYTH asks audiences to consider what stories have shaped our sense of who belongs in America. What’s a myth? What’s a folktale? And where do our histories fall on the spectrum of true, false, or something altogether different? “So much of…

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AmericanMYTH: Crossroads directed & created by Jerrell L. Henderson

November 9, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 10, 2023

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2023

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Presented through Free Street's In/House Series, and created and directed by Jerrell L. Henderson, AmericanMYTH: Crossroads is a visually stunning take on the mythologies that have shaped North American culture. Using shadow puppets, live music, and highly physical performance, AmericanMYTH asks audiences to consider what stories have shaped our sense of who belongs in America. What’s a myth? What’s a folktale? And where do our histories fall on the spectrum of true, false, or something altogether different? “So much of…

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AmericanMYTH: Crossroads directed & created by Jerrell L. Henderson

November 10, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 10, 2023

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2023

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Presented through Free Street's In/House Series, and created and directed by Jerrell L. Henderson, AmericanMYTH: Crossroads is a visually stunning take on the mythologies that have shaped North American culture. Using shadow puppets, live music, and highly physical performance, AmericanMYTH asks audiences to consider what stories have shaped our sense of who belongs in America. What’s a myth? What’s a folktale? And where do our histories fall on the spectrum of true, false, or something altogether different? “So much of…

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AmericanMYTH: Crossroads directed & created by Jerrell L. Henderson

November 11, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 10, 2023

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2023

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Presented through Free Street's In/House Series, and created and directed by Jerrell L. Henderson, AmericanMYTH: Crossroads is a visually stunning take on the mythologies that have shaped North American culture. Using shadow puppets, live music, and highly physical performance, AmericanMYTH asks audiences to consider what stories have shaped our sense of who belongs in America. What’s a myth? What’s a folktale? And where do our histories fall on the spectrum of true, false, or something altogether different? “So much of…

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May 2024

Mothering the Movement

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free

Free Street's Youth Ensemble Presents "Mothering the Movement." Co-directed by Producing Artistic Director, Katrina Dion, and teaching artists Marilyn Carteno, and Xitlali Celeste, "Mothering the Movement," focuses on the story & legacy of Hazel Johnson, A Chicago Legend, and Mother of Environmental Justice. Made in partnership with the Respair Media Podcast, "Help This Garden Grow," and People for Community Recovery, uncovers the history of the Toxic Donut, and the fight to stop pollution, clean up illegal dumping, and acknowledge the…

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Mothering the Movement

May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free Street Theater's Youth Ensemble Presents "Mothering the Movement" Co-directed by Producing Artistic Director, Katrina Dion, and teaching artists Marilyn Carteno, and Xitlali Celeste, "Mothering the Movement," focuses on the story & legacy of Hazel Johnson, A Chicago Legend, and Mother of Environmental Justice. Made in partnership with the Respair Media Podcast, "Help This Garden Grow," and People for Community Recovery, uncovers the history of the Toxic Donut, and the fight to stop pollution, clean up illegal dumping, and acknowledge…

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Mothering the Movement

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until May 17, 2024

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free

Free Street's Youth Ensemble Presents "Mothering the Movement." Co-directed by Producing Artistic Director, Katrina Dion, and teaching artists Marilyn Carteno, and Xitlali Celeste, "Mothering the Movement," focuses on the story & legacy of Hazel Johnson, A Chicago Legend, and Mother of Environmental Justice. Made in partnership with the Respair Media Podcast, "Help This Garden Grow," and People for Community Recovery, uncovers the history of the Toxic Donut, and the fight to stop pollution, clean up illegal dumping, and acknowledge the…

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Mothering the Movement

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until May 17, 2024

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free

Free Street's Youth Ensemble Presents "Mothering the Movement." Co-directed by Producing Artistic Director, Katrina Dion, and teaching artists Marilyn Carteno, and Xitlali Celeste, "Mothering the Movement," focuses on the story & legacy of Hazel Johnson, A Chicago Legend, and Mother of Environmental Justice. Made in partnership with the Respair Media Podcast, "Help This Garden Grow," and People for Community Recovery, uncovers the history of the Toxic Donut, and the fight to stop pollution, clean up illegal dumping, and acknowledge the…

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Mothering the Movement @ Pulaski

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free Street Theater's Youth Ensemble Presents "Mothering the Movement" - This show takes place at Pulaski Park. It was originally scheduled for The Storefront, but has changed locations. Co-directed by Producing Artistic Director, Katrina Dion, and teaching artists Marilyn Carteno, and Xitlali Celeste, "Mothering the Movement," focuses on the story & legacy of Hazel Johnson, A Chicago Legend, and Mother of Environmental Justice. Made in partnership with the Respair Media Podcast, "Help This Garden Grow," and People for Community Recovery, uncovers…

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Mothering the Movement

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until May 17, 2024

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free

Free Street's Youth Ensemble Presents "Mothering the Movement." Co-directed by Producing Artistic Director, Katrina Dion, and teaching artists Marilyn Carteno, and Xitlali Celeste, "Mothering the Movement," focuses on the story & legacy of Hazel Johnson, A Chicago Legend, and Mother of Environmental Justice. Made in partnership with the Respair Media Podcast, "Help This Garden Grow," and People for Community Recovery, uncovers the history of the Toxic Donut, and the fight to stop pollution, clean up illegal dumping, and acknowledge the…

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Mothering the Movement

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until May 17, 2024

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Free

Free Street's Youth Ensemble Presents "Mothering the Movement." Co-directed by Producing Artistic Director, Katrina Dion, and teaching artists Marilyn Carteno, and Xitlali Celeste, "Mothering the Movement," focuses on the story & legacy of Hazel Johnson, A Chicago Legend, and Mother of Environmental Justice. Made in partnership with the Respair Media Podcast, "Help This Garden Grow," and People for Community Recovery, uncovers the history of the Toxic Donut, and the fight to stop pollution, clean up illegal dumping, and acknowledge the…

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