Jun 18: Sunday Spotlight - Parade
Writers Theatre's Sunday Spotlight
Are you curious about the world that surrounds your favorite plays? Sunday Spotlight offers access to the finest speakers, academicians and cultural leaders. This one-hour event takes place following select Sunday matinees and extends the conversation on Writers Theatre's stages by featuring an expert in an area connected to the play. For example, past audiences have learned from the experiences of Holocaust survivor Aaron Elster in a layered discussion around The Diary of Anne Frank and explored the nature of suspicion in Doubt: A Parable with the Director of Northwestern’s Center on Wrongful Convictions Karen Daniel.
Sunday, June 18, 2017 following the 2:00pm performance
Alexandra C. & John D. Nichols at Writers Theatre | 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe, IL 60022
This event directly follows the conclusion of the 2pm matinee performance. Start time is approximate.
This stirring, Tony Award-winning musical explores the endurance of love and hope against seemingly insurmountable odds, telling the true story of Leo Frank, a Brooklyn-raised Jewish man accused of murder in 1913 Atlanta. Innovative, daring, and filled with soaring music, Parade is a moving love story, a riveting murder mystery, a gripping courtroom drama and a powerful exploration of innocence and naïveté coming face-to-face with ignorance and prejudice.
FREE but seating is limited. RSVP is required. To RSVP, click here.
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