Theater Lights
Performance Season 2022-2023

DEAF BIPOC SOLO SHOWS

Page List Image 400X300 px.png

Performance Dates: September 23rd-25th, 2022

 

Courage by Natasha "Courage" Bacchus

Directed by Sylvie Marc-Charles Weir

Friday, September 23rd  @ 8pm      

 

Take Back My Power by Mervin Primeaux-OBryant

Directed by Teddy Dorsette

Saturday, September 24th  @ 8pm  

In the Eyes of a Deaf Child by Stella Marie Antonio

Directed by Monique Holt

Sunday, September 25th  @ 3pm     

Location: Lang Theatre @ Atlas Performing Arts Center

A special weekend event of DEAF BIPOC SOLO SHOWS features three talented Deaf BIPOC performing artists: Natasha "Courage" Bacchus, Mervin Primeaux-O'Bryant, and Stella Antonio, sharing their life journey as Deaf BIPOC individuals through ASL storytelling, monologues, dance, music, songs, and poetry. The show is associated with the celebration of Deaf Awareness Month in September.  All shows are in American Sign Language (ASL) and spoken English.


 

A RAISIN IN THE SUN

A raisin in the sun - kojo and kimber.jpg

Performance Dates: June 21st-July 2nd, 2023 

Location: Lang Theatre @ Atlas Performing Arts Center

The Youngers, an African-American family living in poverty in South Chicago, receive a $10,000 life insurance payout following the father’s death. Now, the family has to figure out what to do with the check. Tensions escalate among the family members trying to realize their American dreams. ​

By Lorraine Hansberry

Co-directed by Michelle Banks & Nayte Paxton

Coming Soon!