Sat, Apr 23|
South Chicago Branch Library
Scorpio Perceptions April Play Club
Time & Location
Apr 23, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM CDT
South Chicago Branch Library , 9055 S Houston Ave, Chicago, IL 60617, USA
About the Event
Perceptions Play Club is a space where we come together virtually and in person to discuss plays we have read by BIPOC playwrights. Join us every month for a new play that you will read for the month then come to discuss it with us at the end of the month.
April's Play Club is Scorpio by alfonzo kahlil
*Playwright, alfonzo kahlil will join us for the discussion.*
Intimacy is as essential as water, and water is as essential as our intimate relationships. In this play of romantic relationships, open relationships, close relationships, essential and forbidden relationships, SCORPIO invites us to consider the times when our needs exceed the boundaries of our relationships to our true partner; ourselves. However, for JUDA and ADESTE, that’s easier said than done when Venus in Scorpio goes retrograde…
alfonzo kahlil is a writer, wordsmith, and performance artist that specializes in the spoken word and the dramatic arts. Raised on the Westside of Chicago, alfonzo believes in the power of performance to document, the power of writing to dismantle, and the power of words to delectate. alfonzo holds a BFA in theatre from New York University and was last seen in Free Street Theater: 50 Years of Joy & Justice, Still/Here: Manifestations for Joy & Survival, The Dream Engine at Kirby Theater and Goodman Theatre's Live @ Five: Celebrating August Wilson event. alfonzo is the author of SCORPIO and THE NEW / NEW TESTAMENT; their contributions can be found in The End of Chiraq and Clock Productions’ Black Joy.
Perceptions Play Club