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Weekend Passport: Prison Pageantry on the Stage

Each week, global citizen Nari Safavi, helps listeners plan their international weekend without having to buy a plane ticket. This week, we’ll hear about a new play at the Goodman Theatre that peeks into the lives of women in the El Buen Pastor prison in Bogota, Colombia. The play, “Another Word for Beauty,” centers on an annual beauty pageant that is held inside the prison. We’ll talk with “Another Word for Beauty” director Steve Cosson and actress Yunuen Pardo. Cosson spent time at the prison doing research for the play. Guests:Nari Safavi is one of the founders of Pasfarda Arts and Cultural Exchange. Steve Cosson is the director of “Another Word for Beauty” Yunuen Pardo plays the part of Jeimi in “Another Word for Beauty

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