YEPP's new production 'Forging from Fire', March 23-26

Thu. March 16, 2017 9:44 AM by News Staff

Chicago, IL - Youth Empowerment Performance Project (YEPP) will perform "Forging from Fire" at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., on March 23-26.

"Forging from Fire" tells of the various journeys that individual ensemble members have taken to build lasting relationships as well as how circumstances, behaviors and choices can create compromising situations.

Some of the topics addressed include physical, verbal and sexual violence, DCFS and the foster home system, incarceration within the trans and gender non-conforming community, domestic violence, self-harm, mental health, and suicide. 

This is the first stop of a series that will stop in such cities as Los Angeles and Newark, Delaware.

Tickets are $17-$22 each; visit