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Gilgamesh and Enkidu

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Pivot Arts at The Edge Off-Broadway

Gilgamesh and Enkidu

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A collaboration between Toronto-based musician/actor Ahmed Moneka and actor/writer Jesse LaVercombe with Chicago playwright and director Seth Bockley, this two-man epic reanimates the world’s oldest written narrative with maqam-style Iraqi music and 21st century biography, highlighting Moneka’s own exile from Baghdad. Gilgamesh and Enkidu fuses highly physical theatre, soul-filled musical expression, ancient text and intimate storytelling, illuminating the tale’s eternal mysteries of mortality and the universal balm of friendship. Moneka, an internationally acclaimed artist, visits from Canada, where he sought political asylum. Gilgamesh and Enkidu was developed in partnership with Tarragon Theatre, Guthrie Theatre and the support of Canada Arts Council and is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Illinois Arts Council and the Crane Group.
Pivot Arts at The Edge Off-Broadway - 1133 W Catalpa Ave, Chicago, IL 60640

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Friday, Jun 7
  1. 7:00pm
    $12.50

Saturday, Jun 8
  1. 3:00pm
    $12.50

Sunday, Jun 9
  1. 6:00pm
    $12.50