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WILL YOU STAND UP? by Erasing the Distance
Hoover-Leppen Theatre at Center on Halsted
Chicago, IL
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Monday Nov 12, 2012 7:30 PM - Tuesday Nov 20, 2012 7:30 PM | $10.00 - $20.00


WILL YOU STAND UP? by Erasing the Distance
November 12, 13, 19 and 20, 2012 at 7:30pm

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.  Discounts available for students, seniors and groups.  Theatre industry discount tickets available on November 19.

Whether victim, perpetrator or witness, acts of violence leave no one unharmed. Five men and women find their voices, confront their pasts, and challenge their communities to action in this fierce and visceral production about the various effects of violence on mental health.

Director: Jason Economus
Producer and Curator: Brighid O'Shaughnessy
Production Manager: Jenni Shine
Stage Manager: Deanna Fiorentino
Visual Art Curator: Meredith Siemsen
Visual Artists: Deva Suckerman and Fernando Ramirez

Featuring Jasondra Johnson, James Earl Jones II, Maura Kidwell, Adam Poss and Craig Thompson

Adapted for the stage by Brenda Barrie, Pat Curtis, Brighid O'Shaughnessy and Craig Thompson

Sponsored by Experian with additional support from The MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

***This production contains graphic language and explicit content best suited for adults. We recommend high school students only attend if accompanied by an adult.***

Please note that latecomers will be asked to wait for an appropriate time to enter the house and then directed to seats at the discretion of the House Manager. Anyone arriving more than 15 minutes after show time will not be seated.

Will You Stand Up? is performed in the Hoover-Leppen Theatre, located in the heart of Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood on the third floor of Center on Halsted (3656 N. Halsted Street). It's accessible to the Red Line "El" and several major buses. If driving, you may find metered street parking on Halsted Street or Waveland Avenue, or you can park in one of the area lots at 808 W. Addison Street and 848 W. Addison Street. Go to Center On Halsted website for more details.

About Erasing the Distance
Founded in 2005 and seen by more than 35,000 people, Erasing the Distance is a not-for-profit arts organization that sheds light on mental health issues through theatre. For more information, visit



Hoover-Leppen Theatre at Center on Halsted (View)
3656 N. Halsted Street, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60613
United States

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Minimum Age: 16
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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