A night of theatre, dance, spoken word and Crucial Conversation
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019
ONE NIGHT ONLY! SOLD OUT!
in collaboration with Tonika Johnson
OF WINE AND
Banks Performance Project
By B.B. Browne
ONE NIGHT ONLY!
Saturday, FeB. 9, 2019
Doors open at 6:30PM - Performances at 7PM
Kennedy-King College Theater
740 W. 63rd St. in Englewood
This is a FREE event - ALL are welcome!
Adapted by Brit Cooper Robinson
Directed by Brighid O'Shaughnessy & Penelope Walker
Folded Map is a world premiere short play about Englewood resident and Chicago Magazine 2017 “Chicagoan of the Year” Tonika Johnson. It’s an origin play about her journey to becoming an artist and activist and the stories of her first Folded Map Project “twins” - residents from North Side communities like Rogers Park and their geographic counterparts in Englewood. Johnson is also co-founder of Resident Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.) and well-known for her Englewood Rising billboards.
EXAMPLE SETTERS YOUTH POETRY
Spoken word from Example Setters Youth Poetry, South side Chicago teens who set the example “all day, every day,” led by Collaboraction’s 2017 Artist Award winner Sir Taylor.
OF WINE AND CHOCOLATE
Of Wine and Chocolate is a contemporary dance piece about racial healing by Banks Performance Project, led by and featuring choreography by South side dance artist Elysia Banks.
Written by B.B. Browne
Directed by Brandi Jiminez Lee
Missing is a seven-minute work about black women and girls who have gone missing from the South side of Chicago.