A Long Shadow, by August Nigro

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One of two silver medal winners in our playwriting contest, A Long Shadow, explores a time when Italians were the immigrants to be feared and suspected. Join us for this thought-provoking, historical drama that roused the world to an ever-present danger. The Italian American Theatre of Chicago Presents: A Long Shadow. A Staged Reading of the Play by August Nigro, directed by Nancy Greco, about the last day in the lives of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti.

Friday, October 19, 2018, 5:30 pm. University of Illinois at Chicago, Student Center East (SCE), 750 S. Halsted, Chicago, Rm. 605. Were they robbers and murderers? Or were this shoemaker and fish peddler the victims of anti-immigrant, anti-Italian and anti-leftist prejudice? It happened in 1920 in Braintree, Massachusetts, but could it happen today in Chicago, Illinois? Come listen to two "dead men talking," and decide for yourself. (Tickets $5 at the door. Students and members of the IASA free. To reserve tickets, email: info@italianamericantheatreofchicago.com

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