Everybody Knew Their Place

Sunday, Feb 19, 2023 2 – 4 pm

1957 Sheridan Rd.
Highland Park, IL 60035

Sam Lewis, a puppeteer known for exploring racial issues and negative iconography will perform a collection of stories in a full-length performance piece, Everybody Knew Their Place. Pre-registration is required as there are a limited number of seats available. (Note to parents: This genre of puppet show offers valuable lessons for all ages but the subject matter is not necessarily geared toward young audiences). 

“In late 2018 I learned of incredible family history that has taken me back over 200 years. That revelation redirected my practice. I commissioned the creation of a rod puppet that represents my paternal grandfather. I have been workshopping with this new puppet, in an amazing and fulfilling collaboration with my two sons, while continuing my research, to write this full-length puppetry and performance piece.“ 

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/exchange-with-sam-lewis-tickets-503947649987 


Above: Sam Lewis with puppet Grandpa James. Photo by Yvette Marie Dostatni.