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"Gilgamesh and Enkidu" and Latinx Night
Edge Theater Off Broadway
Chicago, IL
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"Gilgamesh and Enkidu" and Latinx Night
Come see both "Gilgamesh and Enkidu" and "Girasol: An Evening of Latinx Performances" with this discounted ticket! Your evening begins with an epic world premiere and ends with an electric Latinx Night hosted by Isaac Gomez and Nancy Garcia Loza.

TRIA Theatre presents Gilgamesh and Enkidu by Ahmed Moneka (U.S. debut), Jesse LaVercombe and Seth Bockley: A collaboration between Toronto-based musician/actor Ahmed Moneka, an internationally acclaimed artist from Canada, where he sought political asylum, and actor/writer Jesse LaVercombe with Chicago playwright and director Seth Bockley. This two-man epic reanimates the worlds oldest written narrative with maqam-style Iraqi music and 21st century biography, highlighting Monekas own exile from Baghdad. Gilgamesh and Enkidu fuses highly physical theatre, soul-filled musical expression, ancient text and intimate storytelling, illuminating the tales eternal mysteries of mortality and the universal balm of friendship. Gilgamesh and Enkidu was developed in partnership with Tarragon Theatre, Guthrie Theatre and the support of Canada Arts Council. Gilgamesh and Endiku is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Illinois Arts Council and the Crane Group. Artists and program subject to change.

For more information on this event, visit pivotarts.org/project/gilgamesh-and-enkidu.

Photo: Bruce Silcox

Girasol: An Evening of Latinx Performances curated and hosted by Isaac Gomez and Nancy Garcia Loza: A mix of live music, spoken word, live lit and comedy with two of Chicago's most prominent Latinx artists. Other performers include poets Davon Clark and Keren Diaz de Leon and storytellers Wendy Mateo and Karari Olvera. More artists, including several musicians, being announced soon!

Gomez is a prominent playwright, dramaturg and educator based in Chicago and originally from El Paso, TX. His acclaimed play "La Ruta" debuted last year at Steppenwolf and was developed in conjunction with several theaters, including Pivot Arts.

Loza is a Mexican-American pocha playwright based in Chicago and Jalisco. Along with Gomez, she's a Creative Co-Director with ALTA Chicagos El Semillero: Latinx Playwrights Circle. "MACHA: a mocha sister story," Loza's inaugural play, garnered praise as a 2017 finalist for the Theater on the Lake In The Works: New Play Commission.

For more information on this event, visit pivotarts.org/project/evening-of-latinx-performers.

Photos by Juli Del Prete

To see the full line-up for the 7th Annual Pivot Arts Festival, visit pivot arts.org/festival.


Edge Theater Off Broadway (View)
1133 W. Catalpa
Chicago, IL 60640
United States


Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre

Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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