School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play
This biting and buoyant comedy, “ferociously entertaining, as heartwarming as it is hilarious” (The Hollywood Reporter), arrives in Chicago on the heels of a critically acclaimed, extended run Off-Broadway. As the reigning queen bee at Ghana’s most exclusive boarding school sets her sights on the Miss Universe pageant, a new student unexpectedly changes the game. This “gleeful African makeover of an American genre” (The New York Times) spotlights the universal similarities—and glaring differences—of teenage girls around the globe.
All Sunday performances are at 2pm and at 7:30pm on 3/29, 4/05, and 4/19
All Wednesday and Thursday performances are at 7:30pm
All Friday performances are at 8pm
Saturday performances are at 8pm on all dates and 2pm on 4/11-4/25
The Monday 4/06 performance is at 7pm
The Tuesday 4/14 performance is at 7:30pm