May 29: May Trellis Residency- Ghosts of Freedom devised by Sami Ismat (Reading)
Greenhouse Theater Center presents Ghosts of Freedom devised by Sami Ismat as part of their May Trellis Residency Initiative
The Trellis Residency Initiative (TRI) is the Greenhouse Theater Center's revitalized professional development effort designed to cultivate emerging playwrights and devisors under 30 years old through a series of comprehensive one-month residencies. Each resident, selected through an open submission process, is provided with full access to our space and production resources, a mid-career mentor, and the opportunity to elevate their work and career by staffing their project with thriving local artists.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 7:30-10:30pm
Greenhouse Theater Center | 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
This month's free Trellis public reading presents a new play, Ghosts of Freedom, devised by Sami Ismat, under the mentorship of Josh Sobel and Brett Neveu, assistant directed and staged managed by Lucy Schuh. Ghosts of Freedom's ensemble includes Robin Chaplik, Margo Chervony, Jake Drummond, Logan Hulick, Eddie Lynch, and Gloria Petrelli.
Ghosts of Freedom is a theatrical exploration of the war atrocities committed against people in Syria. This piece attempts to highlight the tragic as well as the absurd through different means of storytelling; presenting the lost voices and the absurdity of how we look at this tragedy from a distance.
This play is rated PG-13 and has a run time of 1 hour with no intermission.
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