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Tilikum
  • Presented By: Sideshow Theatre Company
  • Location: Victory Gardens Theater
  • Address: 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
  • Phone: (773) 871-3000
  • Dates: June 22, 2018 - July 29, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Sideshow Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Kristiana Rae Colón’s spectacular and fearless indictment TILIKUM, directed by Lili-Anne Brown.

    Tilikum was a king, and the oceans of the world were his. Now, he is a captive in a marine amusement park, doomed to live as an opportunity for profit. Alone behind bars he forgets the feel of freedom, but when fellow prisoners ignite the fires of his memory, he starts down a path that threatens to consume everything. Ripped from the headlines, Kristiana Rae Colón’s Tilikum explores captivity, savagery and rebellion in a vital and visceral blend of theatre, drumming and dance. Poetic and lyrical, Tilikum calls out the power structures – both corporate and human – that ensure continued oppression, and the complicity of those willing to stand by and do nothing.

Tilikum
  • Location: Victory Gardens Theater
  • Address: 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.
  • June 22, 2018 - July 29, 2018
  • Victory Gardens Theater
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday