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Because I Am Your Queen (a feminist fantasia)

By Mina Samuels
Barbara Pitts McAdams, director/lead deviser

What would Queen Elizabeth, Mary Stuart, Shakespeare’s Hermione, Medea, and other queens of stage and screen say and do if they were all together at a day spa? What if that spa existed in a mysterious universe, run by some seriously feminist cosmetologists? Illinois Theatre is thrilled to premiere this devised play, created using Moment Work with Tectonic Theater Company master teachers Barbara Pitts McAdams and playwright Mina Samuels and further developed with our students. Please join us for a fast, funny, wicked take on power, sex, and sisterhood.

Contains adult content

Pop-up Library: April 2

Come explore the Music and Performing Arts Library’s extensive collections in the lobby of Krannert Center! The Pop-up Library will offer items from its collection related to performances on April 2, 2019, for you to browse and borrow.

Please bring your University i-Card or Courtesy Card to check out materials. Applications for University Courtesy Cards will also be available.
The Pop-up Library will be open from approximately 6:30pm to 9:30pm.

Music and Performing Arts Library

The Music and Performing Arts Library is one of the largest public performing arts libraries in the world. It is home to books, scores, recordings, and play scripts related to music, theatre, and dance.

Event Details

Studio Theatre
Th Mar 28, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fr Mar 29, 2019 - 7:30pm
Sa Mar 30, 2019 - 7:30pm
Tu Apr 02, 2019 - 7:30pm
We Apr 03, 2019 - 7:30pm
Th Apr 04, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fr Apr 05, 2019 - 7:30pm
Sa Apr 06, 2019 - 7:30pm
Su Apr 07, 2019 - 3:00pm
Pick Five+: 24 / SC 23 / STU 15 / UI & YTH 10 Single: 25 / SC 24 / STU 15 / UI & YTH 10 Illinois Theatre Series (4+ events) Price per show: 23 / SC 22 / STU 13 / UI & YTH 8