Director: Lisa DiFranza
SHELTER/CHICAGO looks beneath headlines about homelessness by entering the worlds of the men, women and children living on Chicago streets. It invites audiences to question the role of the media, and the roles we play, as citizens.
SHELTER/CHICAGO is based on “Living Newspapers” of the 1930s, multi-media productions that dared to challenge audiences to grapple with issues of the day.
- Looking for adult actors of all races, ages and ethnicities to read in a staged reading.
- Also looking for African-American children that can read, ages 11-15. Small stipend.
- Auditions: Monday March 31, April 1, and April 2
5:30-8:30 pm at 600 S Michigan
- Must be available for approx. 8 rehearsals, including the weekend of April 25th, and two performances, Monday, April 28th at 5 pm at Cornerstone homeless shelter, & Tuesday, April 29th at 5:30 – at The Chicago Cultural Center
This has been an evolving work by Uptowner Lisa DiFranza for several years. You can check out our previous coverage here and here. Good luck to all who audition!