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Harris Theater for Music and DanceHarris Theater for Music and Dance

Writers Theatre at Books On VernonWriters Theatre at Books On Vernon

Club EscapeClub Escape

Scarlet BarScarlet Bar

Big ChicksBig Chicks

DanceWorks Chicago at Harris Theater for Music and DanceDanceWorks Chicago at Harris Theater for Music and Dance

Tom Robinson GalleryTom Robinson Gallery

Northlight TheatreNorthlight Theatre

Theater Oobleck at Victory Gardens TheaterTheater Oobleck at Victory Gardens Theater

Club KraveClub Krave

Emerald City Theatre at the Apollo TheaterEmerald City Theatre at the Apollo Theater

Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)

Saint Sebastian Players at St. Bonaventure ChurchSaint Sebastian Players at St. Bonaventure Church

Athenaeum TheatreAthenaeum Theatre

Porchlight Music Theatre at Stage 773Porchlight Music Theatre at Stage 773

Jackalope Theatre Co. at the Storefront TheaterJackalope Theatre Co. at the Storefront Theater

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AtmosphereAtmosphere



  TODAYS GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS

Friday December 16th

Mosque4Mosque
7:00pm

Ibrahim is an average 30-something queer Arab-American Muslim who is constantly being reminded how unmarried he is by his relentlessly caring immigrant mother, Sara. Having helped raise his smart, popular, cheerleading hijabi younger sister, Ibrahim has always been comfortable sinking into the background. Normal job, quiet life, easy men. But on the precipice of finding what could be his first real relationship, Sara feels compelled to take Ibrahim's future into her own hands by attempting to find the perfect man for him to marry. Mosque4Mosque is a comedy about a normal Muslim American family that asks us to wrestle with what we believe normal to be. Mosque4Mosque was written in 2019 through Jackalope Theatre's Playwrights Lab with Calamity West. It was workshopped and performed virtually through the Criminal Queerness Festival and Dixon Place in July 2020, directed by Sharifa Elkady. It was selected to be Steppenwolf Theatre's SCOUT Development play for 2020 and received a 30-hour workshop and a fully produced reading in March of 2021. This world premiere production at About Face Theatre will receive dramaturgical and community engagement support from Silk Road Rising.


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The Den Theatre
1333 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 609-2336
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