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Seven: A Documentary Play

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March 31 - April 02, 2011

A Staged Reading

Written by Paula Cizmar, Catherine Filloux, Gail Kriegel, Carol K. Mack, Ruth Margraff, Anna Deveare-Smith and Susan Yankowitz
Directed by Kimberly Senior

Featuring: Adrianne Cury, Ilana Faust, Barbara Figgins, Cheryl Hamada, Mildred Langford, Mouzam Makkar, and Amira Sabbagh

Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W. Washington St., Chicago, Thursday, March 31 at 7:30pm & Friday, April 1 at 8:00pm

Friday, April 2 at 8:15pm at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., Chicago

SEVEN is a groundbreaking documentary play based on interviews with seven women's rights activists from seven countries around the world - Afghanistan, Cambodia, Guatemala, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Pakistan, and Russia. The interviews were conducted by seven award-winning women playwrights.

Followed by a Q & A session with playwright Ruth Margraff.

The performance on Thursday, March 31 was a private event for a group of Fulbright Scholars from around the world who focus on human rights issues. The scholars were hosted in Chicago by World Chicago.

The performance on Friday, April 1 was for Silk Road Theatre Project subscribers, donors, and friends.

The performance on Saturday, April 2 was part of the 16th Annual Asian American Showcase, sponsored by the Foundation for Asian American Independent Media and the Gene Siskel Film Center.