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      PIPELINE - A Play by Dominique Morisseau & Post-Show Panel in Chicago


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      February 27, 2019

      Wednesday   6:30 PM

      2257 N Lincoln
      Chicago, Illinois 60614

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      PIPELINE - A Play by Dominique Morisseau & Post-Show Panel

      Support Circles & Ciphers at Victory Gardens! Join us for a powerful evening you won't want to miss. See the impact of arts and activism by attending our fundraising event hosted in the Victory Gardens' space (located at 2433 N Lincoln Ave). A portion of each ticket will be donated to Circles & Ciphers.  For just $40 you'll support our organization AND enjoy the following: 6:30pm - Complimentary reception with food and drink 7:30pm - Performance of MaCarthur Foundation Fellow, Dominique Morisseau's Pipeline  After the show - Post-show discussion lead by Circles and Ciphers About The Show:  PIPELINE By Dominque Morisseau Directed by Cheryl Lynn Bruce Nya, an inner-city public high school teacher, is committed to her students but desperate to give her only son, Omari, opportunities her students will never have. When a controversial incident at his private school threatens to get him expelled, Nya must confront his rage and her own choices as a parent. But will she be able to reach him before a world beyond her control pulls him away? With profound compassion and poetry, Dominique Morisseau’s (Skeleton Crew, Detroit ’67, and the Broadway-bound Ain’t Too Proud) Pipeline brings to light a powerful and important conversation about parenthood, the state of our public school system, and the prison pipeline that claims so many of our inner city youth. Post Show Panel:  Like Omari, many inner city youth, struggle in identity and in an system that is designed to conjure failure and imprisonment. We welcome Circles and Ciphers, a youth leadership and restorative justice organization, as they discuss how people slip through the cracks of the justice system and what we can do to stop it.

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