"Truth Be Told" Performances July 21-August 5

Posted on Thursday Jul 19, 2012 in Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre will present the one-woman show, "Truth Be Told," from July 21 through August 5, 2012, at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center in Evanston. Tania Richard is both the playwright and solo performer.

"Truth Be Told" expresses the pain and liberation that comes from uncovering family secrets. The play addresses the values of truth and the possible value of lying. Richard, an Evanston resident, is an actress, playwright and teacher. She is a Resident Playwright and Associate Artist at Chicago Dramatists. Richard has performed on Broadway with Steppenwolf Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, The Second City, Chicago Dramatists, and various regional theatres. She has numerous commercial credits and is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors Equity.

Richard's award-winning plays include Happy.Go.Lucky., Selecting Memory and How Far? Too Far? Two of her monologues are published in “New Monologues for Women by Women” (Heinemann 2004 and 2005) She has taught at DePaul University and The Second City and currently teaches acting in The Columbia College Film Department.

Performances will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Saturdays and at 3:00 p.m. on Sundays. The Noyes Cultural Arts Center is located at 927 Noyes St. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 if purchased on the performance date or at the door. For box office information, click here>>> or call 847/448-8254.

A program of the City of Evanston, Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre has been thrilling audiences with over three decades of unique, inspirational and invigorating African American and African Diaspora-centered storytelling.

Watch Truth Be Told's playwright and solo performer, Tania Richard, and Artisitic Director of Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre, Tim Rhoze, interviewed on WCIU-26. 

By Martha Logan