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Through The Elevated Line

  • Silk Road Rising 77 West Washington Street Chicago, IL, 60602 United States (map)

Having fled Iran where he was imprisoned for being a gay man, a damaged Razi arrives at his sister’s doorstep in Chicago only to disrupt the life she and her American husband built together. As the Chicago Cubs vie to make history, rivalries of a different kind simmer in the Uptown two-flat that Razi tries to call home. With echoes of A Streetcar Named Desire, Novid Parsi’s world premiere drama probes the boundaries between family, loss, prejudice, and desire.

By:  Novid Parsi
Directed by:  Carin Silkaitis

Earlier Event: April 8
Through The Elevated Line
Later Event: April 13
Through The Elevated Line