Unwilling and Hostile Instruments: 100 Years of Extraordinary Chicago Women
Event Info: (773) 409-4125 theatreseven.org
Theatre Seven of Chicago marks the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in Illinois with a new work chronicling the lives of seven remarkable figures as depicted by nine Chicago playwrights. The full-length piece includes contributions by Seth Bockley (Maurine Watkins), Ike Holter and Elaine Romero (Jane Addams), Emily Schwartz (Cora Strayer), Carla Stillwell (Ida B. Wells), Nick Ward (Myra Bradwell), Travis Williams (Mavis Staples) and Lauren Yee (Ann Landers), with additional text by Theatre Seven artistic director Brian Golden.