Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Support Your Local Pegasus! Shows This Weekend

There's some good stuff coming up at Pegasus Players, and for a very reasonable price!

Pegasus Players and Mortar Theatre continue the Autumn Edition of The MUSE at the Uptown Hull House Leo Lerner Theater -- 4520 N. Beacon Street

SEEK & YE SHALL FIND written and performed by Sentell Harper
Friday September 28, 8:00pm & Friday October 12, 8:00pm.
Seek & Ye Shall Find is a one-man show that asks, What does it mean to be different? To be black? To be gay? One performer boldly explores the stories of 25 different black, gay men who are fiercely funny, deeply honest, and constantly surprising. Combining interviewing techniques and storytelling flair, Seek and Ye Shall Find brings forth the comedic and heartbreaking tales of individuals whose complexity cannot be simplified behind stereotype. Directed by Stephanie Stroud.
2 Nights: Friday September 28 & Friday October 12 at 10PM
Pegasus introduces Chicago artists and audiences to “MADNESS,” which brings together local artists in a mad dash to create and perform plays written in just one week.  MADNESS kicks off with prompt given to playwrights who then create 5-10 minute plays that get rehearsed with actors and a performance of all the pieces at the end of thedeadline. Curated by Dana Lynn Formby (Mortar Theatre Co. member.)  RSVP here
TOXIC DONUT by Steve Simoncic
Saturday, September 29, 5PM
A new play about a forgotten corner of Detroit where smoke stacks tower over industrial runoff, and power lines dot a landscape of burned out homes and broken families, there is a pimp-turned-preacher looking for redemption, a stripper-turned-nurse looking for justice and Lorelie…who just wants a baby. Directed by Anna C. Bahow.
The documentary THE INTERRUPTERS will also be featured.

All tickets are a suggested donation of $5 – or pay what you can!

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