north star

by Georgette Kelly
North Park University | Fall 2018​

About This Production

This workshop production allowed Georgette Kelly and I to see the multiple worlds of her beautiful and timely new play collide for the first time on its feet. With fierce actors from North Park's current and recent alum population, and a crack professional design team, this play about how we create community and the tragedies that disrupt it was intimate, alive, and powerful to bring to life. 

 

Before each performance, a lobby curtain speech informed our audience the day of the year and the number of mass shooting in America to that date. After the performance, audience members were encouraged to use sticky notes to respond and share their experiences of the production.

 

Learn more about the play and Georgette on the New Play Exchange

photos by Brandon Wardell