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“They Said I Wouldn’t Make It” by Samuel G. Roberson Jr.

When artistic expression and advocacy meet? The result is the story of hope…
This  is the story of a young boy diagnosed with Leukemia at the age of 8 and was a nose bleed away from dying.
Despite the odds, success was the only option.

Join The Make Me a Match Project in association with Congo Square Theatre  

“They Said I Wouldn’t Make It” written and performed by Samuel G. Roberson Jr.

$20 Suggested Donation ($15 Pre-sale online)  

All proceeds go to benefit Make Me A Match Project (501c3) and it’s efforts to give patients in need of a life saving marrow transplant their best chance at life.

Performances at June 2-3 , 2012 at Stage 773 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL 60657 
Opening performances by vocalists Alexis Rogers, Levi Stewart and poet Sage Morgan-Hubbard

For more information, please contact

To purchase tickets online:
Saturday, June 2nd @ 7:30pm (purchase tickets)
Sunday, June 3rd @ 5:00pm (purchase tickets)

Or to reserve tickets by phone, call : 773.296.1108 

Facebook Event Page.


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Same Difference – Staged Reading at Silver Room

The Sankofa Theater Company presents.. a special staged reading of “Same Difference” – a play written by Samuel G. Roberson, Jr..
Same Difference is about two young black males from completely different backgrounds who find themselves living together their first year of college who battle issues with race, loss, inequality, sexuality, and coming of age. Thanks to the high school students from Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School for sharing their poetry.
Proceeds from the event went towards STC’s Fractured I.D. Play Festival

Donate to Fractured I.D.’s Kickstarter :kck.st/GXufid

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