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More goodies to share: Act I from Ladies Ring Shout

Hey there LRS supporters! Check out Act 1 in full!  We are preparing to remount Ladies Ring Shout in several local venues in Chicago in addition to workshops and dialogues centered on issues concerned with women of color’s quality of … Continue reading

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New video clip from LRS!

Here’s a taste of The Ladies Ring Shout shot by our incredible videographer David Weathersby. Check out the opening sections Breathe/Cry and The Question Still Remains (An Ode to Sojourner Truth). 

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Preview review from gender scholar Kulvinder Arora

Ladies Ring Shout Review by Kulvinder Arora Kulvinder Arora, Visiting Assistant Professor at Beloit College, is trained in English and American Literature and researches American and Diasporic cultures. This review was originally posted on Facebook. The Ladies Ring Shout premieres Aug 4th at … Continue reading

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LRS on Good Morning Girl Chicago!

Check it out! Thanks to Araminta Ross, Keli Stewart & Brenda Pryor for a great conversation to put Ladies Ring Shout: The World Premiere in context! Good Morning Girl Chicago / Episode: Womanists in the City Listen to internet radio with GoodMorningGirlChicago on Blog … Continue reading

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LRS loads in to the Defibrillator!

Tonight we put in a little elbow grease as got settled into our digs for the week. Bit by bit it’s coming together. We’re looking forward to sharing this intimate work with audiences this Thursday Aug 4 through Saturday Aug … Continue reading

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Ladies Ring Shout featured on WHPK

Check out Felicia Holman’s great interview with Mario & Gary on  WHPK about the Ladies Ring Shout.  Tune in about 42:40!  (Listen to the whole show too cuz it’s great). News From the Service Entrance (WHPK): July 28 2011

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The Ladies Ring Shout premieres August 2011!

The Ladies Ring Shout 
*World Premiere* Co-devised by Felicia Holman, Abra Johnson & Meida McNeal Costume Design by Lindsay Obermeyer Set & Environmental Design by Jeanne Medina & Chris Nightengale Using a combination of spoken word, movement, and an original soundtrack, … Continue reading

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