WINDY CITY TIMES
||'Rasheeda Speaking' now running through June 4 at Theater Wit
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Shattered Globe Theatre is now running the workplace production Rasheeda Speaking through June 4 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave.
The production was supposed to run Feb. 25-April 9 but was pushed back due to the COVID Omicron variant.
Written by Chicago writer Joel Drake Johnson and directed by SGT Associate Artistic Director AmBer D. Montgomery, the comedy-turned-social thriller about workplace racism features ensemble members Daria Harper, Deanna Reed-Foster and Drew Schad, with Barbara Roeder Harris.
Whether it's the doctor's inability to remember her name, or the toxic fumes radiating from the Xerox machine and lab next door, Dr. Williams' office is not made for Jaclyn. As the only Black woman in the office, Jaclyn is determined to keep her job. But when Dr. Williams promotes her White co-worker, Ileen, and asks her to spy on their only Black co-worker, Jaclyn has her work cut out for her. Fueled by a fear of difference and looming racial uprising, how far will Jaclyn, Ileen and Dr. Williams go?
Tickets are available at www.sgtheatre.org, 773-975-8150 or the Theater Wit box office.
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