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The topics of this year's six original works are:

Andrew of Capernaum

Sandra Day O'Connor

Renée Richards

Rudy Lozano

Mary Tyler Moore

Pauli Murray

Performances (Wed - Sat):

January 29th - February 15th*

Otherworld Theatre, 3914 N. Clark St, Chicago 

*Performances on February 5th, and 13th will include sign language interpretation.

Meet The Team

First Called: Andrew of Capernaum

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Elliot Carter Cruz

Actor

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Calvin Smith

Actor

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Jarred Webb

Actor

Nicholas Patricca

Playwright

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David Heimann

Director

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Dan Washelesky

Dramaturg

 

Meet The Team

A Long Way to Tipperary: Mary Tyler Moore

The playwright would like to thank the cast, but most especially Cohen Kraus for their special contributions to the development of this piece.

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Teresa C. Elj

Actor

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Cohen Kraus

Actor

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Keenan Odenkirk

Actor

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Leah Roth Barsanti

Playwright

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Kristin L. Schoenback

Director

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Ellen Wiese

Dramaturg

 

Meet The Team

The Reverend Dr. Paul(i) Murray: Pauli Murray

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Ada A.

Playwright

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Emily Robinson-Dykstra

Director

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Daniel Washelesky

Dramaturg

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Thad Anzur

Actor

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Brittney Brown

Actor

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Rasheeda Denise

Actor

 

Meet The Team

Love Serving Love: Renée Richards

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Leanna Keyes

Playwright

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Lex Turner

Director

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Ellen Wiese

Dramaturg

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Laura Fudacz

Actor

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Alicia Frame

Actor

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Kyra Leigh

Actor

 

Meet The Team

Unifying the People: The Rudy Lozano Story

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Tony Bruno

Playwright

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Juan Castañeda

Playwright/Director

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Andres Coronado

Dramaturg

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Clara Byczkowski

Actor

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Nate Perez

Actor

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Christian Valdivieso

Actor

 

Meet The Team

A So-Called Qualified Woman: Sandra Day O'Connor

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Jordan Marie Ford

Playwright

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Lior Almagor

Director

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Lindsay Phillips

Dramaturg

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LeFronce-Kenneth Barber

Actor

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Shaun Hayden

Actor

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Sarah Hayes

Actor