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Powers New Voices Festival
Welcome to Matteson

January 19

Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
Conrad Prebys Theatre Center

Photo Credits
<p>(from left) Edred Utomi, Jacque Wilke, Joy Osmanski, Kevin Hafso Koppman, and Samantha Quan in the reading of Jiehae Park's <em>peerles</em>s, part of the 2016 Powers New Voices Festival. Photo by Douglas Gates.</p>
Powers New Voices Festival Welcome to Matteson

Summary

Welcome to Matteson

By Inda Craig-Galván
Directed by Delicia Turner Sonnenberg

Saturday, January 19 at 4:00 p.m.

A suburban couple hosts a welcome-to-the-neighborhood dinner party for their new neighbors—a couple forcibly relocated from Chicago's roughest housing project—and it’s anything but welcoming. A dark comedy about reverse gentrification and how we deal with the other when the other looks just like us.

A line for standby seating will form 30 minutes before each performance of the Powers New Voices Festival.  Based on ticket-holder attendance, those standing in the standby line may be seated.  Seating is based on seat availability and is not guaranteed.  Latecomers with tickets are also not guaranteed admittance.