Jun 4: Where Have They Gone? (Reading)

05.30.2017 06:00:00
The New Colony Theatre's Staged Reading of Where Have They Gone?
Presented as part of The New Colony’s Writers’ Room. Join The New Colony for a sneak peek at one of their works in development! The reading will be followed by a brief talkback.

Sunday, June 4, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Den Theatre | 1333 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago IL 60622

By Tiffany Oglesby
Directed by Shariba Rivers
Featuring Brianna Buckley, Kiki Layne, Regina Mays, Max Thomas and Lauren Wells

For the past five years, seventeen year old Norelle and her mother Gwendolyn have found refuge in a haven created for black women in order to mentally escape the trauma of losing the black men in their lives due to death and incarceration. With Norelle’s upcoming eighteenth birthday, she has to make the choice of whether to stay in the town permanently or leave the only family she has left. Norelle then meets Cory, a young man dealing with his own inner turmoil. Together, they form a bond which causes Norelle to become more uncertain of her decision than ever before.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

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