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Panther Women: An Army for the Liberation follows one woman’s journey to self-discovery through the stories of three prominent women who were members of the Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Movement. This high-energy movement piece with poetry, monologues, dance, and song explores the dilemmas, obstacles, and joy of African American Women, chronicling the lifelong pursuit of justice by some of the founding women of the Civil Rights Movement. A choreopoem built upon extensive research and collaboration with a cohort of Black artists, Panther Women: An Army for the Liberation, touches on the core of the human condition and celebrates Black women. Panther Women is produced by Prop Thtr and Perceptions Theatre as part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. Other Partner Theaters are Cleveland Public Theatre in Ohio and Phoenix Theatre in Indianapolis. (For more information, please visit

Content Warning: Panther Women: An Army for the Liberation includes explicit language, as well as some words people may find offensive, sexual content or innuendo, and discussion of racism and violence against women.

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Reach Our Goal!

Every dollar counts in helping us share and educate in the theatre arts in South Shore, Chicago. We have raised $27,100 in donations and grants for our 2021-2022 Season. We are looking to raise $17,900 more to push us through our 2022-2023 Season. Check out what we have already accomplished below:

In just 4 years of being open we have been able to offer our community:

57 Actors Employed

30 Technicians Employed

3 BIPOC Teaching Artist Employed

2 Theatre Workshops (5 artists trained)

15 Play Book Club Meetings (12 BIPOC Playwrights read, 19 Book Club Members)

1 Monologue Series Produced (The Racial Baptism Series)


2 Play Festival Produced (BIPOC Playwrights Festival)

2 Plays Produced (A Breath For Humanity & Black Magic)

250 YouTube Content Streaming Numbers (and counting)

2,830 Streaming Numbers for  Virtual Monologue Series & Plays

3 Companies Partnered With:

(Chicago Community Bond Fund, Soul Werk Cafe

& Prop Thtr)

For Colored Girls... Perceptions February Play Club
Feb 25, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM CST