Mar 6: AIDS on Stage - As Is (Reading)
About Face Theatre presents OUT FRONT series
Since 2013, AFT’s OUT FRONT Series has presented workshops and readings of new and developmental works exploring LGBTQIA themes. For their 1st season’s OUT FRONT Series, in conjunction with the groundbreaking exhibition Art AIDS America at Alphawood Gallery, About Face will present AIDS ON STAGE, a series of readings from HIV/AIDS focused plays to provide a chronological retrospective look at how theatre artists have addressed the devastating health crisis throughout the decades.
Monday, March 6, 2017 at 7:00pm (Doors open at 6:00pm)
at Alphawood Gallery | 2401 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614
By William Hoffman
William Hoffman’s landmark Drama Desk-winning and Tony-nominated play was among the first to explore how the AIDS pandemic affected the LGBT community. The play tells the story of a man’s life turned on its head after he is diagnosed with AIDS – who he turns to, who turns away from him, and how the world reacts to the beginning of the crisis.
This event is FREE and open to the public. Reservations are strongly recommended. To reserve a ticket, please click here.
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