Sunday, February 12, 7pm Bronzeville Gold, by Anetria Cole When Willie Jenkins, a young African American sharecropper, meets a street numbers runner from south side Chicago named Cleveland, Willie jumps on what he feels is his only escape from the south. Will he walk on "streets of gold"? Is Bronzeville really the land flowing with milk and honey? Or is it all just a dream?
Monday, February 13, 7pm Lines, by Jeffrey Allen Steiger
Sara, a new university grievance investigator, is assigned a case that proves to be far more complicated than it appears. When a professor with a very unique expertise is accused of sexual harassment, tables turn as the investigation becomes less about "he said/she said," and more about Sara.
Tuesday, February 14, 7pm Look Away, by Robert Ford After being accused of raping two white women, black teenagers Matty and Alonzo flee to a plantation home to escape a growing lynch mob. Convinced that the home's sympathetic owners will help them avert danger, these cautious but hopeful boys revisit their past and plan their future as they await the morning sun that will bring with it their fate.
Wednesday, February 15, 7pm Brill, by David Wells with music by Frank Allison Set in Manhattan's Brill Building during the summer of 1959, an aging Tin Pan Alley songwriter is forced to confront the inevitability of rock and roll when a young woman -- with a guitar and aspirations of her own -- shares his office.
Saturday, February 18, 1pm Kids - $7, adults - $10
This musical, based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, incorporates lively songs and likable characters to teach that satisfaction with yourself is the most precious commodity of all. Arthur and Zelda have a simple, happy life. But when Mamie the Mermaid gets tangled in Arthur's fishing line, he must choose his wishes carefully!
The performance will be followed by a complimentary milk & cookies reception.