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OLLI & Wirtz: Theater Immersion Experience - Otto Frank

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ClassGraphic OLLI & Wirtz: Immersion Theater Experience — Otto Frank
Created and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith
Sound design by Marc Anthony Thompson

OLLI Exclusive Performance and talk back with the Actor: Wednesday, October 4, 6:30 p.m. 
Private Discussion Group: Saturday, October 7, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Cost: $30. Includes one ticket to the opening night performance on October 4 and a private discussion group joined by the actor, dramaturg, and theater staff. Parking is also included for both days.
Location:  Abbott Hall; Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for Performing and Media Arts; Room 203
710 N. Lake Shore Drive

Enjoy an OLLI exclusive performance of this powerful play and a private talkback with the actor immediately following. Then, join your fellow OLLI members for a discussion of the play and the issues it portrays. 
Obie Award-winning collaborators Roger Guenveur Smith and Marc Anthony Thompson have devised a new work inspired by Otto Frank, father of diarist Anne Frank. Smith’s intimate meditation, scored live by Thompson, illuminates our present moment through a rigorous interrogation of our not-so-distant past. Smith’s version of Frank addresses his daughter beyond her time and his own, navigating his loss as the only survivor of his immediate family and negotiating his subsequent service to the living and the dead as the steward of her work.
Participation does NOT count as one of your Basic, Standard, or Prime membership benefits.


Class Details

1 Session(s)
Weekly - Wed

Abbott Hall: Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center

MultipleInstructor :
1.Aziza Macklin2.Pete Brace3.Kay Burnett4.Angela D'Aversa 



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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/4/2023 - 10/4/2023 Weekly - Wed 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM Chicago, Abbott Hall: Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center  Map Angela D'Aversa  ; Kay Burnett  ; Pete Brace  ; Aziza Macklin 
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