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||THEATER 'The Mamalogues' in Evanston on July 23-Aug. 7
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The Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre will present Lisa B. Thompson's The Mamaloguesan evening of monologues about the experience of parenting while Black, unmarried and middle-class in the age of anxietyfrom July 23 to Aug. 7 at the Noyes Arts Center, 927 Noyes St., Evanston.
This satirical comedy made its world premiere at The Vortex in Austin, Texas, on Aug. 23, 2019.
During a single mother's retreat, three women share their angst about racial profiling on the playground, their child being the "only one" at their school, and the politics of soccer in the hood. The Mamalogues follows the agonies and joys of motherhood as these moms lean in, stress out and guide precious Black children from diapers to college in a dangerous world.
Performances will be Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $30 each; visit www.fjtheatre.com .
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