Event Details


Three exceptional storytellers will share stories from their own faiths — Christian, Jewish and Muslim — to transcend differences through shared belief in the power of compassion.
Saturday, March 4, 6:00 pm
Followed by Meal & Discussion
Good Shepherd Lutheran, 611 Randolph, Oak Park
Tickets:
$20 adults, $10 students,

Meet the Storytellers:
Rohina Malik is a critically acclaimed playwright and solo performance artist. Her onewoman play UNVEILED had its world premiere at the 16th Street Theater, where it received critical acclaim. Rohina’s second play THE MECCA TALES was produced by Chicago Dramatists in 2015 and nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Work. Her new play, YASMINA’S NECKLACE, had its world premiere at the 16th Street Theater in 2016, and was recently nominated for a Jeff Award for Best New Work. Her plays have been produced at the 16th Street Theater, Victory Gardens Theater, Crossroads Theater, Next Theater, Brava Theater, Voyage Theater Company, Silk Road Rising, Theater Project Baltimore and Mustard Seed Theater.
Susan Stone has been a professional storyteller and teaching artist for over 30 years. She has taught Improv, acting, story theatre, and served on the adjunct faculty of National-Louis University. Her stories have appeared in many anthologies, including The Voice of Children: A Siddur for Shabbat; Yom Kippur Readings. Her CDs of Jewish stories have garnered several awards: Parents’ Choice Gold, Storytelling World, and NAPPA Gold. Founder/co-director of the annual Evanston Public Library Storytelling Festival; she has won the National Jewish Book Award.
Kim Schultz is a Chicago based author, actor and refugee advocate. In 2009, she traveled to the Middle East as an artist/activist to meet with Iraqi refugees, where she fell in love with one, forever changing her life. She has turned their stories and her own into a critically-acclaimed solo play No Place Called Home, a small journal style book Story Diary (Veteran’s Book Project, 2012) and the recently published memoir, THREE DAYS IN DAMASCUS (Palewell Press, 2016). She has also published several articles and essays on the topic. She has told true stories on stages in New York City, Chicago, and even Mexico and firmly believes in the power of a good story and how they shape our memories and lives.Kim is also a corporate improvisation trainer and runs artist residencies in Mexico. She blogs, tweets and can be generally found at kimschultz.net.
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