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Richards students reflect on the Hamilton musical

For some Chicago high school students, Wednesday, March 15 was not a typical day in the classroom. A long line snaked outside the Private Bank Theater downtown, where well-dressed students waited to be let inside the historic landmark.    With the support of a number funders including the Rockefeller Foundation, 20,000 Chicago high school students […]

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Rey Andújar: Antípoda

With striking corporal movement and elements of bilingual spoken word, Rey Andújar’s one-man show, Antípoda, gears audiences through a political discourse of racial identity, crime and sexuality across the Americas. Part of the laboratory research The Dramaturgy of the Body of the Author, the 35-minute, minimalistic performance creates a synergy between art, politics and language, […]

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Review: CROSSED (How Going South Flipped Our Script)

A young girl cries after her mother is deported. A woman recalls her relief after hearing Congresswoman Gifford’s shooter was white. And another spits her distaste for Dominicans. These are the individual anecdotes reflected in the autobiographical and ethnographic stories of CROSSED, Teatro Luna’s latest production. Intertwining a series of vignettes, CROSSED attempts to capture […]