March/April: Reflect Post-Show Panel Discussion: Plantation!


Plantation! Reflect Post-Show Panel Discussion
Lookingglass’ REFLECT Series is a curated selection of post-show discussions featuring panelists with a range of viewpoints and expertise on the content and context of each production. These wide-ranging conversations, moderated by artistic staff, offer an opportunity for Lookingglass audiences and guests to engage with the vision and visionaries behind each show, get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the unique Lookingglass process, and hear from artists, academics and authorities with diverse perspectives on the material.



Sunday, March 11, 2018 immediately following the 2:00pm performance
at Lookingglass Theatre | 821 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Reparations and Responsibility

When righting historic wrongs, who owes what to whom, and who decides? 

Sunday, March 18, 2018 immediately following the 2:00pm performance
at Lookingglass Theatre | 821 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611


You Can't Be Serious!

Sometimes the best route to the brain (or heart) is via the funny bone. Why and how does comedy work to dissect social ills?

Sunday, March 25, 2018 immediately following the 2:00pm performance
at Lookingglass Theatre | 821 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

All in the Family

With DNA home tests and genealogical research, sometimes we discover our bloodlines are more complicated than we knew- or are we all family anyway?

Sunday, April 8, 2018 immediately following the 2:00pm performance
at Lookingglass Theatre | 821 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Can We Talk?

In a polarized world of passionate disagreement, can citizens, friends, and even family find common ground?

Sunday, April 15, 2018 immediately following the 2:00pm performance
at Lookingglass Theatre | 821 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Women Take the Lead

The eight women of Plantation! come together to navigate the country's most fraught legacy. Does today's leading role of women activists demonstrate a unique capacity to determine our path forward?

Sunday, April 22, 2018 immediately following the 2:00pm performance
at Lookingglass Theatre | 821 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Behind the Scenes

Artists from the production discuss the creation of this world premiere. 


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