Tokens of Promise

Part of Ignite Chicago
Dec 4, 2021
80 Minutes with No Intermission
ByAda A.
Directed bySydney Chatman
Presented In-Person atAnnie B. Jones Civic Arts Center at Trinity Episcopal Church

Synopsis

There’s only one open “diversity” position at this start-up, and the White Corporate Boss Guy is ready to watch the minorities duke it out for the sweet, sweet privilege of employment. Ada A.’s wicked satire about modern-day job search and employment culture offers a scathing rebuttal of the working world—and the cost of surviving within it.

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Location Details

 

This is an in-person event taking place at Annie B. Jones Civic Arts Center at Trinity Episcopal Church, 125 E. 26th Street, Chicago, IL 60616. There is limited reserved parking in the onsite lot, and street parking available near the church.

Creative Team

Ada A.
Playwright
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Sydney Chatman
Director
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Sammy Brown
Stage Manager
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Cast

Adia Alli
Char
Haley Bolithan
Sienna
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Eileen Doan
The Assistant
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Michael Aaron Pogue
Onyx
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Stephen Spencer
Corporate Boss Guy
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Jamila Tyler
Ebony
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Rebekah Ward
White Woman/Stage Directions
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