Berwyn's Arts Blog
Friday, May 08, 2009
16th Street Theater/Mother's Day
The reviews are in! Rohina's UNVEILED is "provocative", "illuminating", and "riveting!" Don't miss "this powerful solo show" (Chicago Reader) about five Muslim women who wear the veil.

Read excerpts from reviews below. So, what are you doing tonight?! We have post-show dialogues after each Thursday and Friday night performance. We would love you to join us tonight. Thursday May 14 is already sold out, so buy your tickets now, so you don't miss out. We look forward to seeing you at 16th Street!


Unveiled offers a provocative, insightful and uplifting theater experience. --Tom Witom, Pioneer Press

“A compelling 70-minute piece rich with illuminating surprises, drawing the audience into worlds that are both unique and truly universal. Terrifically entertaining.”-- Catey Sullivan, Chicago Examiner

This powerful solo show, written and performed by Chicago playwright Rohina, tells five riveting tales of Muslim women. --Jack Helbig, Chicago Reader

“I have now seen one of the attractions that might be bringing people to a community only 6 miles from the Loop, the 16th Street Theater where they are hosting a marvelous premiere production of Rohina's Unveiled. Tickets are a mere $16, a great value for an experience this rich and rewarding as well as educational.” -- Alan Bresloff, Steadstyle Chicago

Call (708) 795-6704 ext 105 for group sales. BUY NOW

Tea by Todd Holland Tea Merchants

You may have heard we will be serving tea by Todd & Holland before every performance. Yes, it's true! When you come to UNVEILED by Rohina, arrive early and sample tea from across the world compliments of our partner Todd & Holland Tea Merchants of Forest Park.

Buy your seats now to Chicago Reader's Best Emerging Theater (hey - that's 16th Street!) (708) 795-6704.


We are honored to present the work of Sadaf Syed in the theater's lobby in the Berwyn Cultural Center. Come early to take in the striking images of Muslim women wearing the veil. A photojournalist and a portrait photographer, Sadaf Syed has been on her own journey of self-discovery. Along the way, she found another perspective on the American Muslim women who cover. Taking the same medium that's being used to misrepresent them, she focused her camera lens on women who graciously sacrificed their privacy in order to show their fellow Americans the commonalities we all share.

16th Street Theater / Berwyn Cultural Center
6420 16th Street Berwyn, IL 60402 708-795-6704

Saturday, May 9 -- ZOOM Over to:

Serendipity Antiques, Gifts & Home Accents at 6733 Stanley

& Exquisite Revisit, A Vintage Market Place at 6735 Stanley

Both Stores OPEN EARLY at 8:00 a.m.for Mother’s Day gift items!

Also Visit -- Bloom n' Zoom

Nearby at Windsor and Oak Park at Berwyn’s Historic Train Station from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

A truly unique shopping opportunity close to home. Will include a wide variety of beautiful outdoor hanging baskets, herb containers, garden decor and collectibles! Local merchants will also have gift certificates available for non-flowering gift options! Children activities, customized containers, gift baskets and more! Rain or shine, join us for this year's Bloom 'n Zoom.

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