Silk Road Theatre Project The DNA Trail

Silk Road Theatre Project

March 2 – April 4, 2010

The DNA Trail
A Genealogy of Short Plays about Ancestry,
Identity, and Utter Confusion

Conceived by Jamil Khoury | Directed by Steve Scott

Presented in Association with:

Featuring Plays by: Elizabeth Wong, Velina Hasu Houston, Lina Patel, Jamil Khoury, Shishir Kurup, David Henry Hwang, and Phillip Kan Gotanda

Starring: Jennifer Shin, Cora Vander Broek, Melissa Kong, Fawzia Mirza,
Khurram Mozaffar, Anthony Peeples, and Clayton Stamper

Theatre meets science when a diverse group of playwrights each agree to take a genealogical DNA test and revisit their assumptions about identity politics and the perennial “who am I” question. Self, family, community, and ethnicity are all up for grabs.

The DNA Trail is comprised of seven unique, identity-defying short plays:

Featured Playwrights:

Sponsored By:

Development Support
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Performance Schedule

Tuesday (March 2 only):
4pm & 8pm
*Sunday, March 7 performance at 3pm

All Performances at:

The Historic Chicago Temple Building
77 W. Washington St., Pierce Hall
(corner of Washington and Clark streets)

$6 LOOP PARKING at Sytem Parking
230 W. Washington St. (Validation requied.

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