May 1: International Voices Project - Serbia - "Kumovi"

International Voices Project (IVP) celebrates the voices of international playwrights from translation to production.
The International Voices Project champions the work of global playwrights by creating opportunities to experience new and contemporary international plays in urban settings and on stages throughout Chicago. IVPS celebrates the mother tongue, and fosters work that brings native languages to the forefront. From its inception, Chicago was conceived as the crossroads of the country. The rail lines that crossed the city now symbolize the role that Chicago will play in the future: as the center of international dialogue and design, creating opportunities for artists and audiences alike to experience the most engaging and provocative new plays from around the world. IVP fosters new translations, supports the work of translators, and creates ongoing relationships with playwrights from the five continents.

Tuesday, May 1, 2017 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm
at Instituto Cervantes | 31 West Ohio Street Chicago, IL 60654

Play: Kumovi
Playwright: Dušan Kovačević
Translator: Dennis Barnett
Director: Liz Carlin-Metz
Collaborator: Vitalist Theatre, Consulate General of The Republic of Serbia in Chicago

Synopsis: Kumovi is a domestic comedy that takes place on Milan and Ana's twenty-fifth anniversary. Milan has recently lost his job and his best friend, Boban, has disappeared, leaving Milan depressed and anxious. But Milan has made a new friend, a stray dog, who comes to his rescue when he is mugged in the park, and one of the policemen investigating the mugging happens to be a dog "specialist." Through the combined efforts of Milan, the policeman and the dog, both the mystery of the missing man and Milan's anxiety find a happy resolution.

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