Mikahil Naimy, member of the historic New York Pen League. #ArabAmericanHeritageMonth
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Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese American poet, writer, artist, and leader of the New York Pen League in 1920, which developed from the Arab American literary movement, al-Mahjar.
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Get your flapper on, or just dance the night away! ShawChicago invites you to Shaw's Speakeasy Gala, where we will be celebrating the works of Shaw and his Jazz contemporaries! bit.ly/ShawsSpeakeasy
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Edward Said, author and Shaw contemporary, whose work Orientalism marked not only the collapse of many European empires, but also developed a whole new way of thinking in academia.
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AUDITION FOR SHAWCHICAGO! ShawChicago prides itself on producing the works of George Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries, including, but not limited to: Noel Coward, Langston Hughes, Oscar Wilde, Yamauchi Wakako and more. Our 2017-18 Season, Dysfunctional Family Fun: 1776-1926, includes: The Devil’s Disciple (George Bernard Shaw) – October 14 – November 6, 2017 Jeeves In Bloom (Margaret Raether, adapted from the works of P.G. Wodehouse) – February 3 – February 26, 2018 Hay Fever (Noel Coward) – April 14 – May 7, 2018 ShawChicago is committed to diversity and encourages all performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition. Equity auditions from 10 am to 2 pm. Bring your Equity Card. Non-Equity auditions from 4 – 9 pm. All actors receive equal pay. Appointments for auditions can be made at bit.ly/ShawChicagoSeasonAuditions Appointments can be made until 1 day before auditions if slots are available. Walk-ins are welcomed and will be seen in the order of arrival if time is available. Prepare two 2-minute monologues from any Shaw play. Need not be memorized. Bring 3 head shots and resumes. Equity members should bring their equity card. Most roles are open. Auditions are held at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago IL 606010.
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Adnan, born to a Greek mother and Syrian father, was an all American poet whose work was most known as part of the protest movements against the Vietnam War. Also a playwright and librettist, Adnan was the recipient of the Josephine Miles Award PEN Oakland, The Lifetime Achievement Award from RAWI (Radius of Arab-American Writers). ... See MoreSee Less
Ameen Rihani, first known Arab American author to write a text in English, and core member of al-Mahjar, or the Pen League, an Arab Diaspora literary movement. #ArabAmericanHeritageMonth ... See MoreSee Less
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Free Book On Facebook: Emily Dickinson
#FreeBookOnFacebook! Each month, we are raffling off a book or play of George Bernard Shaw or one of his contemporaries. For Women's History Month, we are raffling a poem collection of Emily Dickinson! How to enter? Simple: just share any image on our Facebook Page featuring a quote of a female playwright that we have posted on our wall. It's FREE and SO EASY! BUT HURRY! You must share before the end of the month!
Wendy Wasserstein (1950-2006), Tony Award for Best Play and Pulitzer Prize for Drama recipient for her work The Heidi Chronicles. #WomensHistoryMonth
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Fatema Mernissi. Appropriate words from this Shaw contemporary for Muslim Women's Day! #MuslimWomensDay #hijabipower #WomensHistoryMonth ... See MoreSee Less
María Irene Fornés, 1960s director and leading figure in the development of Off-Off-Broadway theatre. #WomensHistoryMonth
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