Mosque Alert

Mosque Alert tells the story of two suburban American families living in Naperville, IL—one Christian, the other Muslim—who find their lives torn apart by a proposal to build a new mosq...


Multi Meets Poly: Multiculturalism and Polyculturalism Go on a First Date


Silk Road Solos

February 19 - August 16, 2015

A Festival of Solo Performances

Pierce Hall at the Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77...

Upcoming Performances

ThursdayApril 23 7:30 PM
FridayApril 24 8:00 PM
SaturdayApril 25 4:00 PM
SundayApril 26 4:00 PM
ThursdayJune 11 7:30 PM
FridayJune 12 8:00 PM
SaturdayJune 13 4:00 PM
SundayJune 14 4:00 PM
ThursdayAugust 13 7:30 PM
FridayAugust 14 8:00 PM
SaturdayAugust 15 4:00 PM
SundayAugust 16 4:00 PM


Epic WorldSchool-based Education Program

Silk Road Rising’s EPIC (Empathic Playwriting Intensive Course) is a 16-week arts-integrated education program designed to engage a student’s imagination and help them articulate it through drama.

To bring EPIC to your school and to learn more, click HERE .

Muslim American Artists: Reshaping the Narrative

A Panel Discussion - Monday, March 9th at 7pm


CLICK HERE to reserve tickets.


Panel PicAs part of Silk Road Rising’s ongoing commitment to reclaiming, dissecting, and subverting representation, we have assembled a panel of five outstanding Chicago-based artists to discuss their work and where it fits against the broader backdrop of American culture, Muslim identity, world events, and the communities from which they hail.


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