On page 8 of this issue of OnStage, Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s literary manager and resident dramaturg interviews playwright Dael Orlandesmith on Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men. Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men is a co-commission between Goodman Theatre and Berkeley Repertory Theatre.
Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men is a co-production between Goodman Theatre and Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Learn all about show transfers and the adaptations needed to get the show from California to Illinois.
Dael Orlandersmith brings many characters to life in Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men, some with less than savory histories and personalities. Goodman actor, Sandra Delgado, delves into understanding and protraying these “bad” characters from a different perspective
This article looks at the uses of monologue in Western theater history, from Ancient Greece to Shakespeare, to its use in theatrical styles like docudrama.
During the second half of the 20th century, mental illness became a prevalent topic for film, literature, and theatre. This powerpoint takes a look at how different mental disorders were portray by the media through the past 60 years.
Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (CAASE) Education Outreach Associate Caleb Probst talks to students about the topics of sexual violence and and exploitation in Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men. In addition to explaining terms, he calls our student readers to action.
The Ins and Out of Family Reunification
In Flaco’s story, the Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) tries to reunite his family after his mother is first arrested. This article looks at the goal of family reunification in homes in Illinois.
Here you will find a list of centers, hotlines, websites, and literature to learn more about sexual abuse and to seek help.