July 23: Court Theatre Spotlight Reading Series - The Independence of Eddie Rose
|Court Theatre Spotlight Reading Series presents William S. Yellow Robe, Jr.'s The Independence of Eddie Rose|
Court’s Spotlight Reading series hopes to rediscover plays by writers of color largely missing from the American stage and absent from the traditional canon.
Monday, July 23, 2018 at 6:30pm
at American Indian Center | 3401 West Ainslie St., Chicago, IL 60625
The Independence of Eddie Rose
By William S. Yellow Robe, Jr.
Directed by Juan Ramirez
The Story: This Native American drama tells the story of a teenage boy confronted with the challenges of family alcoholism and domestic violence. Eddie is forced to choose between the learned way of a broken society and traditional values of the Red Road. While pursuing self-discovery, he saves his younger sister and, with the help of his aunt's wisdom, works to save his family.
The Spotlight Reading series is made possible in part by a grant from The Joyce Foundation.
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