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The Green Book

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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.

Performance Schedule:

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 CushmanDirector 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

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