Three exceptional storytellers will share stories from their own faiths – Christian, Muslim and Jewish – to transcend differences through a shared belief in the power of compassion and connection.
Rohina Malik, critically acclaimed playwright, returns to Hartford Seminary for this new show. She is a resident playwright at Chicago Dramatists and an Artistic Associate at the 16th Street Theater. Rohina’s plays The Mecca Tales and Yasmina’s Necklace were both nominated for a Jeff Award for Best New Work. Her one woman play, Unveiled, has been widely produced, including at Hartford Seminary. Learn more about Rohina here.
Susan Stone, storyteller and teaching artist, has performed around the country and in Poland, telling Jewish tales – Chasidic, folkloric, and personal – for adults and children at schools, synagogues, museums, and festivals. She also coaches storytellers. Her CDs have earned Parents’ Choice Gold and Storytelling World Awards. She is founder/co-director of the Evanston Public Library Storytelling Festival. Learn more about Susan here.
Kim Schultz is a writer, actor, storyteller, improviser and refugee advocate. In 2009, she traveled to the Middle East as an artist/activist to meet with Iraqi refugees, falling in love with one and turning their stories and her own into a critically acclaimed solo play, No Place Called Home, and the memoir Three Days in Damascus. Kim acts at professional theaters such as The Goodman Theatre and Lookingglass, and is also a corporate improvisation trainer, as well as a director of artist residencies in Mexico. Learn more at this link.
Join us in the Meeting Room at Hartford Seminary for this special event.
Tickets are $15 for general admission in advance, $20 at the door
Hartford Seminary student tickets are $5 with ID
Tickets for groups of 8 or more are $10 each. For group sales, contact Susan Schoenberger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-509-9519.