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You Don’t Know My Life, Ni Mi Madre by Arturo Soria

Join us in supporting company member Arturo Soria’s journey. Below you’ll find an excerpt form his website as well as a link to support his hit solo show: You Don’t Know My Life, Ni Mi Madre!


“Arturo Soria is an actor/writer/teaching artist and member of the Actor’s Equity Association. He began his career in Chicago where he received a BFA in Acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University in 2005.

Recently, he originated the role of Tano in the critically acclaimed World Premiere of Hit the Wall, written by Ike Holter and produced by The Inconvenience at Steppenwolf Garage Theatre. He was recognized in the 2012 April 16 issue of The New Yorker Magazine for his portrayal.

In his solo show You Don’t Know My Life, NI MI MADRE Arturo takes on the role of his mother and explores issues of identity, gender, culture and what it means to be a mother. YDKML has premiered at several theatre festivals including 14 @ Stage 773, Solo Festival, and Solo Jams at MPAACT Theatre Company.”



For more information on Arturo Soria, you can visit his website at: www.ArturoSoria.org

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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 

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