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Main-Stage

A Man and His Prostate

Starring Ed Asner
Written by ED. Weinberger

Based on a true-life experience, a man discovers his inner self in more ways than one. A near tragedy is masterfully transformed into a one-man comedy, perfectly portrayed by Ed Asner in his hilarious visit to the hospital in preparation for surgery he doesn’t want.

Runaways

By Elizabeth Swados

Runaways is a collection of songs, dances, and spoken word pieces performed by children who have run away from their homes. Initially created from interviews with homeless children and those in orphanages, Elizabeth Swados weaves songs about personal struggle and the world at large through the eyes of youth in New York City in the ’70s. The show blends different musical styles, from pop to hip-hop and jazz to reggae, while asking why children can’t remain children.

Black Ballerina

Written by Stephen Fedo and TIm Rhoze 
A collaboration between Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre, Piven Theatre Workshop, Dear Evanston and Dance Center Evanston

As a young Black Ballerina dreams of fulfilling her passion to dance the iconic roles in the world of classical ballet she has to confront the realities of discrimination, harassment, and broken promises while fighting for the right to dance. Teeming with original music and choreographed ballet performances, Black Ballerina is a gift to everyone.