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Review: “World Builders” (First Floor Theater)

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Review: “World Builders” (First Floor Theater)

In ‘World Builders’, Max (Andrew Cutler) and Whitney (Carmen Molina) are in treatment for a shared personality disorder that renders them both fixated on internal worlds of their own creation. Alone they are socially isolated, focused so much on the maintenance of their private internal retreats that they may be a danger to themselves, but they’re brought together for an experimental treatment designed to quell their internal worlds until they fade away.

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Behind the Scenes with the Ravenswood Players:   Theatre from the ground up by adults with disabilities

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Behind the Scenes with the Ravenswood Players: Theatre from the ground up by adults with disabilities

The Still Point Theater Collective has been a Chicago institution for nearly 21 years, with a focus on theater that gives a voice to those that have no voice. Founder Lisa Wagner has crafted productions that highlight social justice for outreach to schools, prisons and other communities of the disenfranchised of Chicago. The Imagination Workshop was developed in 1992 as a performance venue specifically for adults with disabilities. 

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Still Point Theater Collective New Performance!

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Still Point Theater Collective New Performance!

The Ravenswood Players are at it again! Bring the whole family to this event featuring a story about Santa and his elves exploring letters that ask for non-material goods as gifts. Enjoy cookies, coffee, and a chance to donate to Santa Ben after the show!

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QUEER, ILL & OKAY

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QUEER, ILL & OKAY

When Joseph Varisco, the creator and emcee behind ‘Queer, Ill, and Okay‘ took the stage, he explained that this evening of LGBTQ and Illness focused night of performance art was brought about by his inability to feel connected to similar queer-focused Chicago performance. 

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Getting a Feel for Helen Keller

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Getting a Feel for Helen Keller

I can’t speak for the original, genteel Southern Kellers, but it was a privilege to keep house for century Kellers and as much of their languid estate that would fit in our pint-sized theater. My Kellers opened their home to scores of Minnesota arts enthusiasts, but mostly the pack of 21st shied away from hob-nobbing with the locals...

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