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Red Summer

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MPAACT at Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University

Red Summer

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A modern musical crafted by MPAACT co-founders Shepsu Aakhu and Shawn Wallace, along with Andrew White, a co-founder of Lookingglass Theatre Company… Red Summer is a large canvas upon which is painted an epic moment in Chicago History. Set during riots of 1919, our story centers on two soldiers—one black, one white—who return from the battlefields of Europe only to find themselves caught in the violence of a city that is struggling to accommodate the Great Migration, a global pandemic, the return of war veterans, a downturn in the economy, and long-standing ethnic tensions. Having fought on the same side in “The Great War,” they are now pitted against each other as their friends, family, and neighbors wage block-by-block warfare, and the city’s ethnic enclaves rage and burn. Red Summer contains explicit language and is not recommended for children under 14.

We strongly encourage all audience members ages two (2) and older to wear a face mask at all times, even if vaccinated.

MPAACT at Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University - 1 University Dr, University Park, IL 60484

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  • We strongly encourage all audience members ages two (2) and older to wear a face mask at all times, even if vaccinated.

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When would you like to attend this show?

Sunday, Sep 25
  1. 2:00pm
    $17 - $19.50