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Obstacle Course

  • Silk Road Rising 77 West Washington Street Chicago, IL United States (map)

WRITTEN BY JAMIL KHOURY
DIRECTED BY DALE HEINEN

SYNOPSIS

Set in Naperville, Illinois, this 45-minute video play, adapted from Jamil Khoury's stage play Mosque Alert, explores reactions to a proposed Islamic Community Center on the site of a beloved landmark. Allyship, municipal politics, and Islamophobia all intersect in this head-on collision between Not in My Backyard fear mongering, well-intentioned liberalism, and the peaceful practice of faith.

INFO

DATES

Thursday, February 21, 2019 @ 7pm
Friday, February 22, 2019 @ 2pm
Saturday, February 23, 2019 @ 2pm
Sunday, February 24, 2019 @ 2pm
Monday, February 25, 2019 @ 2pm
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 7pm
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 7pm

RUNTIME

45min screening followed by a discussion

TICKETS

$13 General Seating

VENUE

Silk Road Rising at The Chicago Temple Building
77 W Washington St, Pierce Hall
Chicago, IL 60602

PARKING

$10 parking at 172 W Madison Street (valid for 6 hours --enough time to enjoy the performance, shop in the Loop, and dine in the neighborhood). We are close to every major train line; take public transport and avoid the traffic.

Earlier Event: February 26
Obstacle Course
Later Event: March 11
Preview: Detour Guide