The Green Book
March 1 – April 1, 2018
Pegasus Theater performed at Chicago Dramatists, 765 N. Aberdeen
1950s South. A new library. Dr. W.E.B. DuBois. A survivor from concentration camps.
A slick NYC salesman. What happens one weekend when African-American and Jewish lives intersect? A world premiere inspired by Victor Hugo Green’s historical travel guide.
THE GREEN BOOK, a world premiere play inspired by Victor Hugo Green’s historical travel guide, tells the story of a stranger arriving at the Davis Family home seeking safety, and then a chain of events ignites, that may forever influence the future. THE GREEN BOOK, written by award winning author Calvin Ramsey and directed by Ilesa Duncan, is a timely investigation of the impact of the civil rights movement on contemporary African-American, Jewish-American AND issues for all AMERICANS.
Thursdays at 7:30 PM
Fridays at 7:30 PM
Saturdays at 7:30 PM
Sundays at 3:00 PM
Group pricing is a follows:
Groups of 10-19: $25
Groups of 20-39: $20
Groups of 40-59: $18
Groups of 60-79: $15
Pegasus Theatre Chicago and ShPIeL Performing Identity Present THE GREEN BOOK Review– A timely historical drama
Public scheduled after-show Conversations on
Thurs. and Sun. with insightful discussants.
Currently (in progress):
• Sunday, March 11 Prof. Sarah Cushman, Director of the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University and Ytasha Womack, author of “Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture”
• Thursday, March 19 TeQuila Shabazz, author of the “Neo-Green Book”
• Sunday, March 18 TBA
• Thursday, March 22 TeQuila Shabazz, author of the “Neo-Green Book” and Rabbi Laurence Edwards , Rabbi Emeritus, Congregation Or Chadash, the LGBTQ Jewish Congregation; adjunct professor at DePaul, UIC, and the Hebrew Seminary and was Associate Nat’l Director for Interreligious Affairs at American Jewish Committee
• Sunday, March 25 Adjunct Prof. David Chack, ShPIeL producer, script adaptor, & Executive Director of Alliance for Jewish Theatre
To book your groups to see The Green Book, call Group Theater Tix at
The Green Book is a co-production between Pegasus and ShPIeL Performing Identity