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Closet Play: A Benefit Concert

Closet Play: A Benefit Concert

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With the plague of the 17th century brewing and a government ban that closed theatrical spaces, a new art form was found: Closet Drama – plays intended to be read, not to be performed. PrideArts is excited to bring you a modern spin on this art form, streamed live from the Buena Theater. CLOSET PLAY is an in-depth look into the poetry of two of America’s most prolific queer voices – JAMES BALDWIN and TENNESSEE WILLIAMS, intertwined with original jazz music. Featuring a cast of some of Chicago’s most treasured artists. This event was conceived and will be directed by PrideArts Artistic Director Donterrio Johnson.

CLOSET PLAY will be streamed live on September 30, 2020, broadcasting from the Pride Arts Center’s Buena Theatre at 7:00 pm on Facebook and YouTube; and available to stream thereafter. Links will be posted on the PrideArts Facebook page and website. There is no charge to view CLOSET PLAY, but donations will be gladly accepted.


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Wednesday, Sep 30
  1. 7:00pm